Bookhout Funeral Home

357 Main St PO Box 612, Oneonta, NY


Constance H. Johnson

July 7, 1929June 28, 2019

Constance H. Johnson, 89 of Oneonta passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at the A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta. She was born July 7, 1929 in Troy, New York the daughter of the late Clifford and Helena (Holmes) Olmstead. Connie married Ernest Johnson on March 21, 1970 in Oneonta. Ernest predeceased her on January 2, 1992. For many years Connie worked at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital first as a Unit Secretary and then the Chaplain’s office until her retirement. She was a member of the Elm Park United Methodist Church, Oneonta and the Salvation Army Busy Bees. Talking with her friends on the telephone brought her great joy. She had the “gift to gab”. Connie was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother and was loved by many, many people. She will be deeply missed. Connie is survived by her daughter, Norma (Arthur) Clark, Stamford; son, Daniel (Deborah) Quackenbush, Florida; 3 grandchildren, Stephanie, April and Joshua; 2 great grandchildren, Issabelle and James; 2 nieces, Patti and Robin Olmstead; “special” daughter-in-law, Susan Haney, Wells Bridge. She was predeceased by her son, Stephen Quackenbush; daughter, Sharene Utter; grandson, Daniel Quackenbush, Jr.; and brother, Burdick Olmstead. Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019 in the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main Street, Oneonta from 11:00 am to 12:00 PM. Memorial services will immediately follow at 12:00 PM with Major James Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery, Oneonta. For those who wish memorial contributions may be made to the Oneonta Salvation Army, 25 River Street, Oneonta, New York 13820. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.


  • Calling Hours Friday, July 5, 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, July 5, 2019


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Wendy Fisher

July 1, 2019

To all of Connie's family, I wish you peace and the joy of your memories of Connie. She was a lovely lady and I am glad I got to chat with her briefly recently. May the Lord come and bring His comfort.