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Mary Catherine Johnson, 84

Mary Catherine Johnson, age 84, of Rainy River Ontario passed away peacefully at the Rainy River Hospital on Thursday, May 22, 2003.
Mary was born on March 25, 1919 in Raritan, Illinois to John and Mary St. Ledger. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Johnson on January 17, 1941 in Milwaukee, Ws. Together they moved to Canada in 1973 settling in Rainy River in 1978. Mary was an avid gardener and cook. She was also an extremely talented seamstress, having outfitted all of her children when they were growing up. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, who thought the world of her family.
Mary leaves behind her husband K#en; daughters Julianna, Rosemary, Theresa, Barbara, Cathy, Loretta and Vivian; sons Edward, Jerome, Vincent and John “Jack”; 21 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She is also survived by her sisters Betty, Rose, Lucy, Agnes & Grace.
She was predeceased by her parents; brothers James, John, Eddie and sister JoAlice..
A memorial mass was held on Monday, May 26, 2003 at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church with Father James Panikulam officiating.
Cremation took place in Thunder Bay, Ontario with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
The honourary pallbearers were her family and friends.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Rainy River Hospital.