Tilly Johnson Retires
Tilly Johnson retired after four decades at the Hamilton Farmer’s Market. Not just a market vendor, Johnson was a friend, mentor, received an honorary doctorate from McMaster University and was inducted into the Hamilton Gallery of Distinction. A small gathering of friends and family was on hand to mark Johnson’s last day at the market
Tilly enjoys a joke.
There was lots for Tilly to smile about.
There were also some tears
Nathalie Xian Yi Yan is overcome with emotion during her speech about her friend Tilly .
Old friends embrace.
At the end of the festivities there was time for dancing.
..and more dancing.
Tilly dances up a storm.
-Beth Chichakian hugs Tilly during the event.
There were many well-wishers who showed up to pay their respects.
Off into the sunset.