Mary Eager Johnson|
AGE: 99 • Oceanport
Mary Eager Johnson of Oceanport, died at home on Sunday, November 13, 2016. She was 99 years old.
Mrs. Johnson was born on October 29, 1917 in Long Branch, New Jersey to Phillip J. Eager and Elizabeth McCue Eager. She attended Star of the Sea School, Long Branch and Georgian Court University, Lakewood.
She was a lifelong resident of Monmouth Beach until Hurricane Sandy, then moving to Oceanport. Mary was an avid walker of the Long Branch boardwalk, swimmer and shopper.
Mrs. Johnson was predeceased by her parents, her husband Sidney B. Johnson, her sisters, Patricia Eager and Madeline Nies and her son-in-law, Richard Heimbuch.
She is survived by her 5 children, Lynn Johnson, Monmouth Beach, Mary Ann Heimbuch, Oceanport, Madeline Stein and her husband Isaac, California, Sidney B. Johnson, Jr and his wife Loretta, Oceanport and Vivian Johnson Ridard and her husband Michael, Minnesota. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren, Richard Heimbuch, Josh and Sarah Stein, Sidney B. Johnson, III, Katie Johnson, Patricia and Paul Johnson and Emma Johnson Ridard; 4 great grandchildren; and her brother Philip J. Eager and his wife Kate, Oceanport. Mrs. Johnson's children like to acknowledge and thank their mother's long term caregiver, Mrs. Theresa Ziobro.
Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, November 16th, 11:30 am at the Church of the Precious Blood, 72 Riverdale Avenue, Monmouth Beach. Interment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery, Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Meridian Health Foundation, 1345 Campus Parkway, Suite A2, Neptune, NJ 07753-9930. To share a favorite story of Mrs. Johnson or send her family a message of condolence, please visit her Book of Memories at www.woolleyboglioli.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 15, 2016