2011-04-28 / Obituaries

LaRue S. Johnson

Mercersburg, 84

LaRue S. Johnson, 84, Mercersburg, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at her home.

Born October 24, 1926, in Little Cove, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Fluford and Mary Elizabeth Bair Fritz, and the widow of Quay Johnson who died July 25, 2005.

She was formerly employed with Jacobs Brothers Inc., Hancock, and E.J. Fennel Co., Hagerstown.

She was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Mercersburg.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Mercersburg.

Surviving are a son, Ronald A. Johnson, Mercersburg; a sister, Patricia McGowan, Hancock; three brothers: Vernon Fritz, Mercersburg; Gale Fritz, Big Pool, Md., and Clare Fritz, Seven Valleys, Pa.; a granddaughter, Lisa Haulman, Hustontown; and two great-grandsons: Clay and Jacob Haulman.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Marbel Moats.

Services will be held Thursday, April 28, at 11 a.m, at the Little Cove Methodist Church, Little Cove Road, Mercersburg. Rev. Harry Strite will officiate. Burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Little Cove Methodist Church, c/o David Cook, 9080 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236, or to Lutheran Home Care Hospice Inc., 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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