Tracalea Johns

PINE PLAINS — Tracalea Johns, 75, went home to the Lord on June 20, 2019 at the ArchCare @ Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, N.Y., after her long battle against lung cancer.

She was born on Oct. 1, 1943, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the daughter of Ida (Smith) and Graham Vossler.

Lea was employed as a custodian for the Pine Plains Central School District for around five years.

Lea enjoyed crocheting and sewing and playing board and card games.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and loved spoiling her grandchildren.

On Oct. 13, 1962, in Chatham, N.Y., she married the love of her life, Thomas W. Johns Sr., who went home to the Lord on April 7, 2015.

Lea is survived by her three sons, Thomas Jr. of Pine Plains, Brian of Hackettstown, N.J., and Dennis of Rome, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Katrina, Kara, Jennifer and Mason; two great-grandchildren, Mia and Bryan; and her brother, Skippy, of Lakeland, Fla.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery in Pine Plains on Thursday, June 27, the Rev. William Mayhew officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Lea may be made to the Pine Plains Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 100, Pine Plains, NY 12567.

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