SMETHPORT - Theresa L. Johnston, 85, of Lafayette, formerly of Pine Plains, N.Y., passed away Tuesday (June 7, 2016).
The Guest Book is expired.
She was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Manhattan, N.Y., a daughter of Milton and Mary Banary. On June 24, 1950, in New York City, N.Y., she married Joseph T. Johnston, who died Nov. 25, 1999.
Mrs. Johnston was a homemaker for the majority of her life, tending to the needs of her family.
She is survived by three daughters, Marion Decker of East Greenbush, N.Y., Theresa (Steven) Putnam of Cyclone, and Frances Carner of Lafayette; eight grandsons, Joseph, Michael, Clayton, Matthew and Andrew Decker, Christopher and Nicholas Carner, and Wayne Putnam; one great-granddaughter and three great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Theresa was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
In keeping with Theresa's wishes, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. on Monday in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Smethport, with the Rev. Vincent P. Cieslewicz, pastor as celebrant.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to VNA of Northwest PA, 1223 East Main St., Bradford, PA 16701. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Published in The Bradford Era from June 10 to June 16, 2016