Blais died peacefully on Saturday May
26, 2012 at the age of fifty-seven in the home of her long-time dear
friend and caregiver Susan Richard surrounded by friends and family.
Sara was born on August 21, 1954 to her parents Donald and Doris (Fallis)
Goodhue of Essex. She was married to that late Ralph
Blais who predeceased her in 1998.
Sara attended school in Gloucester and
Essex. She worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for O’Brien’s
Ambulance for several years early in her career followed by
positions as a Medical Assistant for a number of medical practices
in the North Shore area. She enjoyed reading, attending craft fairs
with friends, spending days at the beach, shopping, spending time
with her family and friends and the loving company of her many dogs
and cats over the years.
Sara is survived by her three
children, Ramsey Johnson and his husband, David J.
Hedison of Boston, Dean G. Johnson and
his wife Susan of Hudson, NH and Rosalind S. Johnson and her
long-time boyfriend Ryan Meserve of
Chelmsford. In addition to her children, Sara is survived by her two
grandchildren Lucas M. and Abigail S. Johnson of North Reading, and
a sister Susan Muise and her husband
James of Essex. In addition, she is survived by a niece Keri M.
Phipps and her husband Michael Phipps of Kensington, NH and J.D.
Muise and his long-time girlfriend Kathy
Koper of Essex. Sara is also survived by
her first husband Paul C. Johnson of Gloucester.
Her funeral service will be held
Wednesday May 30 at 10 am in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6
High Street, Ipswich, followed by interment in the Spring Street
Cemetery, Essex. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed.
Visiting hours are Tuesday May 29 from 4 to 8 pm. At the request of
the family, donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the MSPCA-Angell
Headquarters, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130 or