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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Mabel T. Johnson, 93, of Emeritus at Stow, OH, formerly of Smethport, PA

SMETHPORT- Mabel T. Johnson, 93, of Emeritus at Stow, OH, formerly of Smethport, died Monday (Oct. 19, 2009) at her residence.

Born November 26, 1915, in Crosby, PA, she was a daughter of Harry J. and Ida M. Swanson Timmerman. On Sept. 11, 1937, in Wellsville, NY, she married Emil J. Johnson, who died Nov. 2, 2004. They were married 67 years.

Mrs. Johnson was a lifetime resident of the area until moving to Stow, OH, with her husband, to be closer to her daughter and family.

She was a graduate of Norwich Township High School, Class of 1932, and also took business courses in Canisteo, NY.

She worked many years at the Johnson Pharmacy, Smethport, before her retirement.
She was a past Girl Scout leader and active member of the Smethport Garden Club. She was an avid gardener, enjoyed cooking, entertaining, cross stitch embroidery and sending cards and notes to family and friends.

Surviving are a daughter, Johanna M. (William) Wooldredge of Hudson, OH; four grandchildren, seven great-granddaughters, two step-grand-children, and five step-great grandchildren, a sister, Betty (Quentin) Johnson of Smethport, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Emil, and a sister Annabelle Christiansen.

Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany. Funeral services will be held at 10:45 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 24, 2009) in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Port Allegany, with Rev. Kristen Nelson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.

Memorials can be made to the Evangelical Covenant Church or Crossroads Hospice, 1742 Georgetown Rd., Suite J, Hudson, OH 44236.

1 comment :

mhadley6@cox.net said...

Mabel Johnson was my dear Aunt. She raised a wonderful daughter, Johanna, who raised four children and the family increasesd by many members. Aunt Mabel was a wonderful Christian full of love for everyone. I miss knowing she is not with us in body anymore, but know she is with us in spirit.

Mary Hadley, Mesa, AZ