Shirley Johnson

Shirley Johnson

Friday, June 5th, 1925 Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

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Obituary for Shirley Elaine Johnson

Shirley E. Johnson, 94, of Northfield, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

Born in Pleasantville to Carrie and James Boyce, she attended Pleasantville Grammar Schools and High School. Shirley graduated from Rutgers University and taught first grade at Absecon Public Schools. She thoroughly enjoyed traveling and has visited numerous European countries and several resort islands. Shirley was an avid golfer, puzzle devotee and enjoyed her weekly card games and lunches with friends. She lived a good, full life and her family and friends will sorely miss her.

Shirley was predeceased by her beloved husband, Arthur; and is survived by daughters, Judith (Gregory) Kulig and Joan LeStrange; granddaughters, Lisa Peters (Robert) and Meghan Sands (Timothy) and four great grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 11-12pm with a Service beginning at 12pm at Central United Methodist Church, 5 Marvin Avenue in Linwood. Interment will be held at Laurel Memorial Park in Pomona.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Central United Methodist Church
    5 Marvin Ave
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    Monday, September 9th, 2019
    11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Central United Methodist Church
    5 Marvin Ave
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    Monday, September 9th, 2019
  • Interment

    Laurel Memorial Park
    2301 English Creek Avenue
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Karen Ridgeway

I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Mrs Johnson. She was our neighbor in Northfield for many years. We (my sisters and I) grew up with Judy and Joan and played many baseball and kickball games in the Johnson's side yard. Mrs Johnson was an inspiration for me to become a teacher. I reconnected with Mrs Johnson when my own children went to school in Absecon. A very sweet lady. Condolences to Judy, Joan, and families. RIP Mrs Johnson...
Karen (Wilson) Ridgeway
Comment | Posted at 06:53pm via Condolence

Patricia Hughes

Sincere condolences to the Johnson family. My mother, Angela, was one of Shirley’s 3 dinner pals—having outings at the Anchorage, Shore Diner, & taking turns entertaining at each others’ homes. I tagged along once & did the driving for a show at Stockton. I remember being very impressed with Shirley’s house on Shore Road & how promptly she was ready when we arrived.
Angela thanks you, Shirley, for bringing smiles, laughter, & good chats over the years! God Bless you always.
—Tricia (McKeon) Hughes
Comment | Posted at 02:09pm via Condolence

Helen Greis

My heartfelt sympathy to the Johnson family. Mrs. Johnson was my first grade teacher at H. Ashton Marsh on NJ Ave. I have always had fond memories of her as one of my favorite teachers.
Helen Derderian Greis
Comment | Posted at 02:30am via Condolence


Please accept my condolences. Mrs. Johnson was my teacher in 1st and 2nd grade at the H. Ashton Marsh School in Absecon many years ago. She also lived around the corner from my godparents and was so nice to me when I would stop by as a child. She was one of my favorite teachers in grammar school and I am sure you will have many many wonderful memories of her. With Love and Prayers. Kim (Baker) Turner
Comment | Posted at 02:20pm via Condolence

Charles Pancoast

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of Shirley. I worked with her for many years as the principal for the Marsh School in Absecon. She was a wonderful teacher who inspired and helped many first grade students in her career at the school. Shirley was a very important part of the success that the "first grade teachers" had in the educational and emotional lives of the students they taught. It was an honor for me to work with Shirley.
Charles G. Pancoast
Comment | Posted at 10:03am via Condolence

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