TALLMADGE – Marjorie “Marge” Louise Johnson, 86, passed away August 2, 2021 after a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Josephine Johnson, brother; William A. Johnson and his wife, Ruth; sister, Dorothy Benjamin and sister-in-law, Leona Johnson.
She is survived by brothers, Robert Johnson and his wife, Eunice of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and Donald Johnson of Munroe Falls, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.
She was born in Cuyahoga Falls and graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School.
After graduation Marge was employed with Akron Metallic Gasket Company for about 10 years until the company moved out of town. Then she was employed with Figgie International Inc. When the Company moved to Virginia, she resided in Richmond, Virginia for about 6 years. When the company moved back to Willoughby, Ohio she resided in Concord Twp. She was employed by Figgie International for over 30 years. After retirement she moved to Tallmadge, Ohio where she resided until her death.
Marge loved to travel, Hawaii, Alaska, Rocky Mountains and a 16-day bus trip out west were among her favorites. She also liked to do counted cross stitch and many completed projects were displayed in her home. She loved reading mystery novels and doing jigsaw puzzles. She was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. She also was a volunteer at the All-American Soap Box Derby.
Marge was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. She was a member of The St. Margaret Guild and held several offices. She was a member of the ECW Board serving as President for two terms and held other offices. She sang in the choir and was the leader of the Church’s Prayer Chain. She was a volunteer for the Church’s Soups On held every 4th Saturday of each month.
She will be cremated, and her ashes will be interred in St. John’s Episcopal Church’s Columbarium. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers people may donate to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2220 Second St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 or a charity of your choice. A memorial service may be held at a later date. Marge wishes to thank her brothers and their families, her nephew Ken Benjamin, Cheryl and Fred Kreuger for their love and support. Arrangements entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.