Constance L. "Connie" Johnson
1944 - 2021
BORN
1944
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, Inc.
2100 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA
Constance "Connie" L. Johnson, 76, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, passed away at home on June 21, 2021, with her loving husband "TJ" by her side. Connie was born on June 25, 1944 to the late Richard John Parkes and Ruth Evelyn (Spohn) Parkes in Allentown, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Kutztown Area High School in 1962, she attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1966 with a Bachelor's degree in food service management. She was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. After finishing college, she worked multiple careers including: hospital dietitian, school food service director, owner of CJ's Fancy Pantry, and assistant food service director of the Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg. Connie was an avid Yankee's fan and an exceptional baker. She also volunteered for Our Savior Lutheran Church, including their peanut butter egg fundraiser at Easter and German Festival. Connie is survived by her husband of 53 years, Terry "TJ" Johnson, her brother R. Ned (Sue) Parkes, her niece Jessica (Matthew) Hoffer, her nephew Thomas Parkes, and her great-nephew Benjamin Hoffer, as well as many beloved family and friends. A visitation will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 420 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 starting at 10:00 A.M. with a Celebration of Life to follow at 11:00 A.M with Pastor Joel Petruschke officiating. Following the Celebration of Life, a luncheon will be held at Colonial Golf and Tennis Club, 4901 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg. It is requested that everyone in attendance wear a facial covering and follow all current CDC guidelines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 420 N. Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17109 or Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg PA 17110 (online donations to the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania can be made by visiting https://hospiceofcentralpa.org/). Services have been entrusted to the Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, 2100 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg. To share online condolences please visit the Tribute Wall for Connie at BitnerCares.com.

Published by Patriot-News from Aug. 22 to Aug. 24, 2021.
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10:00a.m.
Our Savior Lutheran Church
420 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA
Aug
25
Celebration of Life
11:00a.m.
Our Savior Lutheran Church,
420 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA
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Beautiful picture. It depicts the way Connie always greeted anyone - With a bright smile that welcomed you. So sorry, TJ. Pat Nardone
Patricia A Nardone
August 29, 2021
Mrs. Johnson was what you call today the Director of Food Services at Steel High back in the 1970's. She was kind to all the students who passed through the halls of the school back in the day. My thoughts and prayers go to the entire Johnson family.
Ron (Bean) Krosnar
School
August 24, 2021
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