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Elsie Isabella Petroll Johnson


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Elsie Isabella Petroll Johnson Obituary
Elsie Isabella Petroll Johnson

AGE: 84 •

Elsie Isabella Petroll Johnson passed away on April 28, 2016. She was 84 years old. Born in Rockland, DE, Elsie was the daughter of the late Fritz Petroll and the late Anna Ogle Petroll. She was the beloved wife for 60 years of the late Joseph W. Johnson; mother of Jay Johnson and his wife Janet and John Johnson and his wife Terry; grandmother of Christopher and Daniel Johnson; sister of Bertha P. Bowman (Bradford), Margaret "Peggy" Belt (Dean), Fritz "Pete" Petroll, Jr. (Pat) and Walter O. Petroll(Barbara). Elsie was predeceased by her siblings, William Frederick Petroll and Ann P. Crowe-Gonser.

Elsie had a life long love of horse racing. She managed, then owned the Gallery at Centerville Art Gallery. Elsie along with her late husband, Joe were instrumental at the Longwood Fire Company, where Joe served as Chief for decades and Elsie's support to so many members, their families, events and most of all to the community which they lived. She was a member her whole life at Immanuel Episcopal Church in the Highlands, Wilmington. She will be deeply missed, especially by her beloved bassett hound, Daisy, who was always at her side.

A visitation will be from 6 to 8PM on May 4, 2016 at the LONGWOOD FUNERAL HOME of MATTHEW GENEREUX, 913 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square.

Her funeral service will be at 3 PM on May 5, 2016 at Immanual Church Highlands, 2400 W. 17th Street, Wilm., DE. Burial will follow the funeral service in Longwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to: Longwood Fire Company, 1001 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Condolences to: www.longwoodfuneral home.com
Published in The News Journal on May 1, 2016
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