McHENRY – Patricia C. "PJ" Johnson, 71, of McHenry, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Holy Family Hospital in Des Plaines.|
She was born May 16, 1941, in Oak Park, the daughter of Joseph and Grace (Michaelson) Dohm. She married Roland "Swede" Johnson at St. Benedict's Church, Chicago, on Sept. 24, 1960.
Patricia was a longtime nurse at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village. Her concern always was compassionate and loving care for the comfort of each patient. She spent her time writing lengthy notes and conveying pride, congratulations, inspiration and consolation. She was aunt, cousin and dear friend to many.
She is survived by her husband, Roland "Swede"; her children, Tim (Karen) of Elk Grove Village and Cindy (Patrick) Kane of Island Lake; her grandchildren, Eric and Joe Johnson, and Katie and Patrick Kane; and a sister, Judy (Richard) Wathen of McHenry.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, until prayers are said at 10 a.m. going to St. John the Baptist Church for a 10:30 a.m. Mass celebration with interment in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or visit www.colonialmchenry.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Mar. 1, 2013