Rose P. Johnson

Rose P. Johnson, 100, formerly of Weedville, PA and Norwalk, CA and most recently of the Elk Towers in St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a brief illness.

She was born June 20, 1911 in Slippery Rock, PA, daughter of the late Bernardino and Demonica Martini Palumbo.  She had been employed by Sylvania Radio Tube Plant in Emporium, the Prudential Insurance Company and retired from Boeing Company.  She did active volunteer work at Norwalk Senior Center and received many awards.  She also enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends.  She was a member of the St. Joseph’s Church in Force before moving to California and lived there for many years.  She returned to this area in 2009 to retire.

She is survived by a nephew and niece Dominic and Rose Oreka of Kersey and several nieces and nephews and numerous close friends here and in California.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, John, Joseph, Michael, Frank, Pasquale and Anthony Palumbo; and by one sister, Mary Oreka.

Funeral services will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Thomas Tyler, Pastor
of the St. Joseph’s Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Force.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM until the time of services at 10:00 AM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Joseph’s Church, 17735 Bennetts Valley Hwy., Force, PA  15841.

Breaux Family May 11, 2012 at 11:03 pm

Our hearts are saddened by Rose’s passing, but heaven has gained a new Angel. We cherish the many years we had with her. We will forever keep her love in our hearts, as we always “loved her more”.
The Breaux Family

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