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Eileen Johnson


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Johnson, Eileen
Eileen Johnson passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 18, 2016. She was born Mary Eileen McCoy on September 14, 1920 in Phoenix to the late Charles and Ethel (Arendell) McCoy. Eileen married Rudolph Johnson on September 19, 1943; they shared more than 59 years of marriage until his death in 2002. Eileen was a devoted wife and mother and together with Rudy they were founding members of OLPH Parish in Glendale and continued to be active members through their lives. Eileen also was an original member of BETA sorority in Glendale and maintained these dear friendships for more than 70 years. She is survived by three children Jan (David) Sullivan, Kevin (Donna) Johnson & Julie Johnson, 11 grandchildren Christine, Jeff, Brian, Karie, Amanda, Adam, Jill, JR, Joanne, Jesse & Jenny and 17 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Eileen was preceded in death by two sons Larry Johnson and Dennis Johnson. The three most important things in her life were faith, family and friends. Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 5-7PM at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W. Northern Avenue, Glendale with a vigil service starting at 7PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 5614 W. Orangewood Avenue, Glendale. Private burial will take place at Resthaven Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to or St. Vincent de Paul.
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 22, 2016
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