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Helen Johnston

February 29, 1932 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Helen Johnston Obituary

Helen Johnston, 91, of Clayton, NY, passed away on November 3, 2023 of natural causes. She was born on February 29, 1932, in Watertown, NY, to parents William and Helen (Dygert) Graf. Helen was a long time breeder of St Bernards, raised horses and enjoyed trail riding across the USA. 

Helen is survived by her children Joseph Bettencourt, Carol McCauslin and Katherine Bettencourt. She is also survived by two siblings, Phyllis Johnson and Dave Graf, as well as 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. Helen will be laid to rest in St Mary’s Cemetery in New Bedford, MA. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home of Watertown, NY. Online condolences can be made at


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