Dorthy Johnson

April 17, 1918 - July 22, 2019
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Dorthy G. Johnson, age 101, of Tuscarawas, died peacefully, Monday, July 22, 2019, while in the care of Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a brief illness.

Born in the family home at Stone Creek on April 17, 1918, Dorthy was one of nine children born to the late Fred and Mary Tisher Luikart.

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Dorthy G. Johnson, age 101, of Tuscarawas, died peacefully, Monday, July 22, 2019, while in the care of Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a brief illness.

Born in the family home at Stone Creek on April 17, 1918, Dorthy was one of nine children born to the late Fred and Mary Tisher Luikart.

Following her graduation from New Philadelphia High School in 1935, Dorthy was employed by Belmont Enameling, Miller Studio and later worked alongside her husband in the operation of his business, Twin City Automotive Parts in Uhrichsville.

She was an 82-year member of Sharon Moravian Church where she was an active part of the weekly quilting group and the Women’s Fellowship. Dorthy was also a volunteer with the Twin City Christian Service Center, the Twin City Hospital Coffee Shop and a long-time member of the Ninevah Grange Hall. In her free time, she enjoyed quilting, sewing, and gardening.

She is survived by her children, Janet (Don) Decker of Tuscarawas, David (Zoila) Johnson of Elyria, and Darrell (Christine) Johnson of Easton, Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Earl Johnson and two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Heldt and Ila Altier as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Dorthy was preceded in death by her husband, Dale F. Johnson and eight siblings, Paul, Clarence, Pearl, Sylvia, Cora, Goldie, Ralph, and Louis.

The family will greet guests on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia from 4-7 PM. A service celebrating Dorthy’s life will be led by Rev. Lloyd Gooden on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 11 AM in the Sharon Moravian Church. Burial will follow in the Sharon Moravian Church Cemetery. A meal will follow in the church social hall.

Memorial contributions in Dorthy’s name may be directed to Sharon Moravian Church, 4776 Moravian Church Rd. SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Sharon Moravian Church

Address:

4776 Moravian Church Road SE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Sharon Moravian Church Cemetery

Address:

4776 Moravian Church Road SE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Reception Information

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Sharon Moravian Church

Address:

4776 Moravian Church Road SE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Sharon Moravian Church

Phone: 740-922-5507

4776 Moravian Church Rd. SE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: April 17, 1918
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Condolences for Dorthy Johnson

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.

 

David & Peg Dessecker posted on 8/1/19

Our deepest sympathy to Janet, David & Darrell due to the passing of your mother Dorthy. She will be sadly missed by all but never forgotten.

 

Debbie Angel posted on 8/1/19

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.?? The Angel Family

 

Seth Angel posted on 8/1/19

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ?? The. Angel Family

 

Jiana & Eric Donaldson posted on 7/31/19

Sending prayers of peace your way. May her memory be eternal.

 

Margie West posted on 7/30/19

So very sorry for your loss. What a special lady.

 

Kopp/McLoughlin Families posted on 7/30/19

We are so sorry that we cannot be there to honor Dorothy. She was always such a nice part of the Decker gatherings, such a beautiful person.

 

Lisa (Heldt) McCarthy posted on 7/30/19

I love the video tribute. I have many good memories of Aunt Dorothy & I'll miss her.

 

Paul Venizelos posted on 7/30/19

May her memory be eternal.

 

Carol Bryant, Tom Stilgenbauer posted on 7/26/19

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

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