Susan Pulsifer Johnston of Campton, NH passed away at her home on November 1,2019
surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on November 30, 1945 to Clarence
and Arlene (Richards) Pulsifer in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Susan in survived by her beloved husband of 52 years, Leigh Johnston, sons Ross and
Karen Johnston of Campton, and Douglas and Melinda Johnston of Thornton,
Grandchildren Russell and wife Megan, Kacie, Cole, Joshua and Kelsey - they were her
"honey-bunnies" and Great Grandchildren Isabella and Luna, brothers James and
Marlene Pulsifer, Russell and Robert Pulsifer, all of Campton and many nieces, nephews
and cousins. Also, very very dear friends John and Nancy Garland of Campton.
Susan resided in San Diego, California for the first two years of her life while her dad
served in the Navy. She then returned to Campton, NH. She graduated from Campton
Elementary School, Plymouth High School and then Laconia Hospital School of Nursing
in 1966. Susan completed several nursing clinicals at The Providence Lying Inn for
Children and Women, The NH Hospital and The Floating Hospital in Boston. After
graduation, she worked at Laconia Hospital, The Infirmary of Beebe River, Speare
Memorial Hospital, Plymouth State College Infirmary, and Dr. John Archibald's office.
Susan was a dedicated member of her community serving many organizations over the
course of her life. She served as Den Mother for scouts for both her sons Ross and
Douglas. She began with the International Order of Rainbow for Girls when she was
twelve years old and continued until she was eighteen. She was then active in the
International Order of Rainbow for Girls serving as Mother Advisor, State Mother
Advisor, and Grand Deputy. She played an instrumental role in the development of
Campton Park and Recreation department. She served on the Campton Elementary
School Board and the Plymouth Regional High School Board for several years. Susan
served as Plymouth Area Babe Ruth Baseball treasurer from 1983-1990. As well as
Bottom Bumpers Snowmobile Club President form 1977-1979.
Susan and her husband Leigh began LE Johnston Construction Inc. in 1970 in Campton.
She played an active role in the business right up to her passing.
Some of her activities she enjoyed the most were watching her boys play baseball and
traveling around New England with them. She continued that passion while enjoying
watching her grand children play sports. She loved camping and traveling, especially
enjoying several cruises around the world. She had a big love for humor, jokes, laughter
and most of all a thorough love of Christmas. We will miss her greatly.
There will be no visiting hours. Please join our family to celebrate Susan's life at Blair
Cemetery at 11 :00 on Wednesday November 6.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Pemi-Baker Home Health and Hospice, 101 Boulder
Point Drive, Plymouth, NH. 03264.