2012-11-14 / Obituaries

Pauline K. Johnson Crystal Spring, 95

Pauline K. (Lynch) Johnson, 95, Crystal Spring, and Pennknoll Village, died Sunday, November 11, 2012.

She was born Tuesday, July 3, 1917, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Lillian (Bottenfield) Lynch and the Honorable Marshall Lynch.

She was first married to Francis Ford, who preceded her in death and then was married to Bruce N. Johnson, who passed away in February of 1976.

She is survived by six daughters: Polly Moffat and husband Bill Moffat, of Stuart, Fla.; Marlene Maroulis of Gaithersburg, Md.; Brenda “Barbara” Foor, and husband Joe “J.D.” Foor, of Bedford; Theresa Beugless and husband Ed Beugless, of West Chester; Mary Burton, of Forked River, N.J.; and Agnes Nagy, of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Betty Wigfield, Everett; 13 grandchildren: BJ and wife Jane Moffat, Bill and Pam Maroulis, Tim and Brenda Foor, Jennifer and Tim Mearkle, Caroline and John Jeppi, Suzanne and John Piombino, Becky and Schuyler Wickes, Dawn and Bob White, Darrin and Vi Burton, Joey and Tammy Nagy, Sandy Nagy, John Nagy and Allyson Ford; 19 greatgrandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in passing away by a son, Thomas F. Foor; three brothers: Frank Lynch and his wife Dorothy “Dot” (Huber) Lynch; Fred Lynch and his wife Janet (Hall) Lynch; Bob Lynch, and his wife Bonnie (Drenning) Lynch; a daughter-inlaw, Mary (Jacobs) Ford; a granddaughter, Susan Moffat; a son-in-law, Joe Nagy; and a brother-in-law, Kenneth Wigfield.

She was a member of McKendree Church in Crystal Spring and attended Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Breezewood.

She attended grade school at Buffalo School in Crystal Spring and was a graduate of Everett High School Class of 1935.

For more than 35 years, she owned and operated the Crystal Spring Grocery Store in Crystal Spring and was postmaster for Crystal Spring, operating the post office at her store for 23 years. She also served as a volunteer for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and UPMC Bedford memorial Hospital and at Old Bedford Village.

After encountering a stroke, she was pleased to be a resident of Colonial Courtyard at Bedford for five years and then to be a resident of Pennknoll Village for a year and a half until her passing. A wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend to her community and Church families, she will be greatly missed for her cheerful and caring ways.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 1 p.m. in the chapel at Dalla Valle Funeral Service, Main Street, Everett, with Rev. William Kuhn officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m., until the hour of service and share memories online at www.dallavalleeverett.com. Burial will be held at McKendree Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Pauline to the McKendree Cemetery Association, 7166 Spring Road, Sherman's Dale, PA 17090.

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