Johanna Elenor Tait, age 99, of Massena and formerly of Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Highland Nursing Home in Massena, NY. Per her request there will be no funeral services or calling hours. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.
Johanna is survived by a few close friends.
Johanna was born on October 2, 1919, in Berlin, Germany the daughter of Johannes Michael Dowidat, she was an only child. She graduated from Lincoln Park High School in 1938. Johanna married Ivan Thomas “Tommy” Tait on October 2, 1943 in Detriot, Michigan, where the couple remained married for 27 years. He predeceased her on August 12, 1975. She owned and operated a horse farm most of her married life until she retired.