Geraldine Johnson

Geraldine Johnson

Sunday, December 11th, 1932 - Thursday, January 31st, 2019

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Obituary for Geraldine I. "Geri" Johnson

Geraldine I. “Geri” Johnson, 86, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Chambers Pointe Health Care Center. Born December 11, 1932, in Huntingdon, PA, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Gladys Anderson Isenberg.

Geri was a 1950 graduate of Huntingdon High School. Following her high school education, she completed Secretarial School in Huntingdon, PA. She had most recently worked as a secretary for Quincy Village in Waynesboro, PA, where she was employed for over 20 years, retiring in 1994. Geri was an active volunteer and long time member of Calvary United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir for many years. She was also an original member of The Towne Singers, and sang with the group for over 45 years. In addition to her love for singing, she had a great love of animals; especially her beloved pets, Joey and Fluffy.

She is survived by her children; Tim D. Johnson (wife Deb), of Chambersburg, Tom M. Johnson, of Corona, CA, Beth A. Thoresen, of Chambersburg, and Ted J. Johnson (wife Theresa), of Brookville, OH; 7 grandchildren, Sara Barchard (husband Mike), of Jamison, PA, Amy Ruscetti (husband Dave), of Gibsonia, PA, Melissa Dick (husband Cory), of Chambersburg, Tyler Johnson of Columbus, OH, Matthew Thoresen of Norfolk, VA, Caity Johnson of Brookeville, OH, and Charles Johnson of Brookville, OH; 9 great-grandchildren; niece, Sandy Bair; nephew, Chip Briggs; and great-nephews, Josh and Joe Crownover. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Johnson, who passed away on April 20, 2013; her sister, Elizabeth Heine, and her grandson, Tanner Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 4, 2019, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 150 Norlo Drive, Fayetteville, PA 17222. Rev. Suzanne Elliott will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM on Sunday at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Geri’s name to the above church and address or to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Rd. West, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Online condolences may be shared on her Book of memories page at

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  • First Visitation

    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, February 4th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Calvary United Methodist Church
    150 Norlo Drive
    Monday, February 4th, 2019
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, February 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Calvary United Methodist Church
    150 Norlo Drive
    Monday, February 4th, 2019
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.

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Becky, Ashton,Ty & Maci, Uncle Jay & Aunt Patty, Fred & Debbie, David & Joy, and others have sent flowers to the family of Geraldine I. "Geri" Johnson.
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Vernell Perry

Beth so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with your family. Always hard to loose a loved one, you'll have memories that last. If there is anything I can do please let me know. Vernell
Comment | Posted at 10:22am via Condolence

Donna Johnson

Tim, Deb, and family, So sorry for the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you at this time. Geri was such a nice and loving person. Donna and Barry Johnson
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Becky, Ashton,Ty & Maci

With deepest sympathy,
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Becky, Ashton,Ty & Maci purchased a flower arrangement for Geraldine Johnson
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Uncle Jay & Aunt Patty, Fred & Debbie, David & Joy

Much love for you as we remember Geri (Aunt Geri).
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An all-around basket arrangement housed in a brown round basket. Features potted plants of yellow miniature rose, pink azalea, purple african violet, pink hypoestes and ivy. Finished arrangement measures approx 17" W x 14" W
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Anita MacNeill

Dear Tim, Tom, Beth and Ted, Please accept my sympathies on the death of your mother. Tim, thank you for your kindness and patience as we struggled with our mother’s needs at the end of her life. I know you all were a joy and comfort for your Mom. Thnking of you all during your time of loss. Sending love your way. Anita Hartzell MacNeill Sending love your way. Anita Hartzell MacNeill
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