F. Jean Johnson

August 16, 1926 ~ June 15, 2019 (age 92)


F. Jean Johnson, 92, of Derry, passed away Saturday June 15, 2019 at the Rehabilation and Nursing Center at Greater Pittsburgh located in Greensburg. She was born August 16, 1926 in Sykesville a daughter of the late Frederick W. and Hazel K. Adamson Radaker. She was the oldest child and the last remaining member of the family.

She graduated from Punxsutawney High School in 1945 and met her husband there. Jean was a member of the Derry Presbyterian Church and the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. She was a homemaker and worked as a cafeteria worker for Derry Area School District. In her younger years she worked with the youth group mission tours for the Derry Presbyterian Church. Jean loved her family dearly and was very much the "grandma" babysitter for her grandaughters and great grandaughters. Her favorite activities were traveling, casinos and playing bingo..

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years Robert A. Johnson Sr., her son-in-law A. Franklin Hancock, her brother Dorsey Radaker, and two sisters; Mary Lou Peterson and Beatrice Radaker.

Jean is survived by her loving children, Carolyn A. Hancock of Kittaning and Robert A. Johnson Jr. and his wife Rhonda of Latrobe. Grandaughters; Colleen Dyche (Chuck) of Latrobe and Kelly Johnson-Hill (Bryan) of Greensburg, great grandaughters Courtney Kerila and Cali Dyche both of Latrobe. Numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 4-7 pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a service will be conducted Wednesday at 11am with the Reverend Ronald Durika officiating. Interment will be made in the Coles Cemetery, Derry.

The family wishes to thank the staff on 300 wing and therapists at RNC for their kindness and care .

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