Catherine M. Johnson left this earthly life for her Heavenly home on January 30, 2019. She was born on Staten Island, New York on May 19, 1932. Catherine spent her early years working as a legal secretary for various firms throughout Manhattan before moving to Phoenix with her husband, Robert, whom she was preceded in death by in 1970. She was then employed for 28 years as a legal assistant to Richard Mallery at Snell & Wilmer before her retirement in 1997. Catherine is survived by her niece, Claudia Burns, (Joe Taylor) as well as many, many dear and wonderful friends throughout the Phoenix area. A graveside service is scheduled at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 719 N. 27th Avenue in Phoenix. A memorial service will be held to honor Catherine at 12:00 P.M., Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Christ Church Lutheran, 3901 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Christ Church Lutheran.