Dorothy Virginia (Miller) Johannessen, 84, died peacefully April 14, 2011, with her family by her side.

Mrs. Johannessen was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Volley V. and Irene Miller.

She earned a Masters of Science degree from the College of New Rochelle.

Mrs. Johannessen was a retired librarian, having been employed by the Greenwich Library.

"DJ" loved traveling and boating with her family.

She leaves behind her husband of 59 years, Paul D. Johannessen, of Port Chester N.Y.; and two sons, Peter D. Johannessen, of Arizona, and John D. Johannessen, and his wife, Susan, of New Milford; three grandchildren, Heather Croll, of Bridgeport, James Johannessen, of Southbury, and Rachael Johannessen, of New Milford; along with many great-grandchildren; and a stepsister, Lucille Jackson, of New York City.

Services will be held at the Fred D. Knapp and Son Funeral Home, 267 Greenwich Ave., Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.