Mary Johnson

February 20, 1938 - February 9, 2018
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Mary Johnson, age 79, of New Philadelphia died Friday, February 9, 2018 in Union Hospital at Dover following a period of declining health.

Mary was born in Sugarcreek on February 20, 1938 to the late Jonas and Sarah (Mast) Hershberger.

On August 1, 1958, Mary married the love of her life, the late Kenneth Johnson…

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Mary Johnson, age 79, of New Philadelphia died Friday, February 9, 2018 in Union Hospital at Dover following a period of declining health.

Mary was born in Sugarcreek on February 20, 1938 to the late Jonas and Sarah (Mast) Hershberger.

On August 1, 1958, Mary married the love of her life, the late Kenneth Johnson who preceded her in passing in 2014.

Mary was a loving and nurturing mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was also an active member of the First Christian Church in New Philadelphia where she was involved with the Christian Builders Sunday School class. She also worked for a few years at the former Aberth’s Bakery and as a nursing assistant at Union Hospital for 18 years.

Mary is survived by her children, Anna (Tom) Miller of New Philadelphia, Eric (Lis’a) Johnson of Jacksonville, Florida and Steve (Scott Liggett) Johnson of Akron; three grandchildren, Terrin Miller of Houston, Texas, Gabrielle (Jermey) Renner of Dover, and Adam Johnson of Jacksonville, Florida; her great-grandchildren, Lincoln and Piper Renner; her siblings, Mattie (Menno) Erb, Henry Hershberger, Mable (Alvin) Otto, Anna Lapp, and Dan Hershberger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in passing by her sister, Clara Borkholder.

The family will greet guests on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. Pastor Jim Borton will lead a service celebrating Mary’s life in the funeral home’s chapel on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11 AM. Following services, all are invited to join the family for a time of food and fellowship in the Geib Family Center, adjacent to the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be directed to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm

End Time: 7:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Reception Information

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Time: 11:30 am

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

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Born: February 20, 1938
Died: February 9, 2018

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Michele Krieger Hubble posted on 2/12/18

Thank you to Mary for being so kind to my mother, Arlene Krieger, throughout her time at Park Village. I always enjoyed her company during my visits with Mom. She was always so kind and so humorous. I know she'll be sorely missed by many. Bless you Mary as you rest in God's arms.

 

Betty Huff posted on 2/11/18

Sorry for your loss. Mary was a very pleasnt person to work with, I enjoyed working with her.

 

Christine Beamer posted on 2/11/18

My sincere sympathy to the families of Mary. She was a beautiful soul and a pleasure to be around. May God test her soul. We will miss your smiling face.

 

Tracy Baker Schlegel posted on 2/10/18

Anna and Johnson Family, I am SO very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother! I remember her from our childhood days on the south side, sweet lady! Thoughts and prayers during this difficult time, ??

 

Carolyn Vaughn posted on 2/10/18

Dearest Anna and Family, I am so very sorry to learn of your Mom's passing..You all are in my thoughts and prayers...Thinking of you Love, Carolyn Vaughn

 

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