Marie Johnson

Born: Fri., Feb. 26, 1926
Died: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

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            Marie Johnson, 91, of Carlisle, PA, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Church of God Home, Carlisle. Marie was born February 26, 1926 in Herstal, Belgium to the late Nester M. and Louise I. (Couline) Hoyoux. She is the widow of Alvie E. Johnson, who passed away in July, 1986.

            Marie loved to knit and crochet baby blankets and hats for newborn babies. She enjoyed traveling, especially her trips to Belgium.

            She is survived by two children, William C. Johnson and wife, Barbara of Cumming, GA and Marylou Price of Carlisle; 5 grandchildren, Jennifer Amsley of GA, Leslie Jumper Jr., Susan Croft, Stacy Frick and Alissa Price all of Carlisle; 12 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

            Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place in the Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA.

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Gary L Wickard
   Posted Thu January 18, 2018
Bill, Marylou, and Family, I am saddened to read about the passing of your Mother. Prayers are with you and may she Rest In Peace-Love, Gary

Cindy and Ron Wilson
   Posted Thu January 18, 2018
Dear Family of Marie Johnson,

We lived two doors from Marie and Alvie on Ridge Road, Boiling Springs. We remember both as very happy smiling people and especially your mother as a kind and generous person. We loved to hear her stories about her trips to Belgium. We are so sorry for your loss and wish you peace and blessings during these times.

Ron and Cindy Wilson

Barbara Roush
   Posted Thu January 18, 2018
I only knew Marie for about 5 years, but she was a very good friend. I made pillows for her after she cross stitched the designs. She will be missed very much.

Cumberland-Carlisle AARP Chapter 4377, Chloe Duncan, Assist.Secretary
   Posted Fri January 19, 2018
To Marie's family, our deepest sympathy to all of you at this difficult time. Marie was our former Treasurer & did an excellent job. Cumberland-Carlisle AARP Chapter 4377

Mary Silva
   Posted Tue January 23, 2018
Marylou, Bill and all of Marie's family,
My deepest condolences for the loss of your mom and mamaw. She was a remarkable woman who inspired me every day and I was so blessed to have had her in my life. She was so talented and hardworking, so loving, thoughtful and gracious and she loved her family very much.
I met Marie in 1991 when she was babysitting for the YWCA in Carlisle. She began babysitting for me and cared for all my 4 children from infancy. I remember how dedicated she was in the daily care of her mother and then would come over and help me during some very busy years of childrearing. In the early days, sometimes Ashley or Chelsea would come to help and then Alyssa -all were so good to my children - thank you. I will remember the many stories of her family in Belgium and of her teenage years during the war and the excitement she felt on her many trips back to Belgium. Knitting and crocheting were her passion and life line as she got older- hundreds of beautiful blankets, baby hats, scarves, ponchos,etc...
I will miss her kindness and friendship and reminiscing all the funny babysitting stories and good times we had together. Au revoir, Marie. God's peace to all of you.
Mary and Kevin, Katie, Matt, Brian and Megan Silva

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