Ruth L. Johnson, 93

Ruth  L.   Johnson,  93, of Ellwood City, passed  away  peacefully on  Saturday, May 20 2017 at  NorthView Estates in Ellwood City.

She was born in North Sewickley Township   on June 19 1923 to the late Frank  and   Eva  Boots  Gallaher.

Ruth graduated from Lincoln High School in Ellwood City.

She worked at the former Ellwood Works of US Steel   Corp. as a typist in the offices.

Ruth was a longtime member of the First Christian Church of Ellwood City.

She  enjoyed  music and reading.

Ruth was preceded in death by her loving husband of  65 years,  Raymond M. Johnson, whom she married on February 26 1948.  He passed away on February 3 2013.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter:  David  Johnson;  Marshall   Johnson;  and   Karen (and Gary) Brandes,  all of Ellwood City.

Three grandchildren survive, as well as six great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

One sister, Dorothy (and Eugene) Monks in Indiana, also survives.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was  preceded in death by one  sister, Lois Drenberg.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. on Tuesday, May 23 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 500 Sixth Street, Ellwood City.

Funeral services will be conducted at TURNERS on  Wednesday, May 24 at 11:00 A.M. with   Mr. Thomas A. O’Brien, minister of First Christian Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Daugherty Twp.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the  First Christian Church, 101 Ada Drive, Ellwood City PA 16117.

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