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Dorothy M. (Dori) Johnson

Dorothy M. (Dori) Johnson, 62, of West Pittston passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born Jan. 31, 1950, in Avoca, she was a daughter of the late James J. and Grace Collins Johnson. She was a graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School and Marywood University.

She was employed as a nurse by the Visiting Nurses Association, Edwardsville.

She was a devoted and loving mother and enjoyed spending time with her children and family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, James Johnson III and Thomas Johnson, and sister, Mary Cary.

Surviving are her sons, Brandon Johnson, Salem, Ore.; and Cameron Johnson, West Pittston; brother, Robert Johnson, Chicago, Ill.; and sisters, Elizabeth Bryer, Titusville, Fla.; Patricia Mehalchick, Wyoming; Joan Johnson, Concrete, Wash.; Grace Marie Johnson, Scranton; and Judith Borkowski, Coco Beach, Fla.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 728 Main St., Avoca.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca. The Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca. Anyone attending the Mass is asked to go directly to the church.

To send Dori's family words of comfort and friendship, please visit www.BestLifeTributes.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2012
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