Pauline G. Johnson

Born: Fri., Mar. 24, 1922
Died: Sat., May 26, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., May 30, 2018
Location: McElhattan United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., May 30, 2018
Location: McElhattan United Methodist Church

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Pauline G. Johnson, 96 of 435 Shoemaker Road, McElhattan passed away May 26, 2018 into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 

            Pauline was born March 24, 1922, the daughter of Robert F. Wagner and Minnie (Cashner) Wagner. 

            On June 27, 1938. she married the love of her life, Clifford (Tip) Johnson, with whom she celebrated 79 years of marriage. 

            Pauline worked for many years at Russell Florist in Jersey Shore and at Mountain View Farm in Collomsville.

            Pauline was known for her baking, especially her homemade bread, raisin filled cookies, her vegetable soup (whom she shared with everyone).  Pauline never had an idle moment in her life until the Alzheimers came. 

            She was a member of the United Methodist Church in McElhattan.

            In addition to her husband, Tip, she is survived by six children, two sons; Leonard (Mae) Johnson, McElhattan, Fred C. Johnson   of Collomsville, four daughters; Elizabeth Toner of Lock Haven, Virginia Briggs (Ed) of Avis, Sara McGinness (Wayne) of Castanea, Vickie Bardo (Tom) of Castanea and a granddaughter Pauline and Tip raised, Nicole Bardo of Flemington.  Eighteen grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and many great-great grandchildren.  She is also survived by one brother Jack C. Wagner of Jersey Shore and one sister, Mary Ann Welshans of Collomsville.

            Pauline was predeceased by a grandson, Leonard (Little Joe) Johnson and a granddaughter, Kathy Smith.  Also predeceased by three brothers, Robert M. Wagner, Dean F. Wagner, and Allen Eugene Wagner and nine sisters, Kathryn O. Heltman, Florence E. Swinehart, Rhea G. Winchester, May L. Lehman, Susan J. Conser, Shirley D. Eck, Ruth L. Toner, Aline S. Stabley, and Stella Claudius Getgen.


Funeral Services for Pauline G. Johnson will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the McElhattan United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Pastor Dave McElwee of the church.  Interment will be in the Linnwood Cemetery. Family and friends will be received in the church one hour prior to the services.  Memorial contributions in Pauline’s name can be made to the McElhattan United Methodist,  PO Box 60 McElhattan, PA. 17748.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC, 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven, PA.  Online thoughts and memories can be made to     


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Christine Hickman
   Posted Mon May 28, 2018
My thoughts are with the whole family... Aunt Teaty will be missed my all I have wonderful memories of the times we spent there when we were young... I am so sorry for your loss..

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