Doris Sandell Johnson of the Village at East Farms, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away on September 30, 2020 at the age of 97. She was born on November 2, 1922 in Thomaston, CT to the late Oscar and Mae Sandell. Moving with her family to Naugatuck during her childhood, she attended Salem School and Naugatuck High School. At the age of 20, Doris enlisted in the United States Navy serving in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942-1946. After the war she worked for many years as an office clerk at Peter Paul Inc. in Naugatuck. Doris is survived by many beloved family members including, brother in law, Dwight Johnson, nieces Linda Russell, Cynthia Resha, and Deborah Demander. She was predeceased by her loving brother Dudley F. Sandell and his wife Marion. Services will be held privately at a later date. Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Rd., Prospect is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial gifts may be made in her honor to the veteran’s organization of your choice.