OBITUARY

Elizabeth Dolores Johnson

28 June, 19336 May, 2022
Obituary of Elizabeth Dolores Johnson
Elizabeth Delores Johnson, age 88, beloved by all, passed away peacefully at home in Hagerstown, MD on May 6th, 2022. She was surrounded by love ones after battling Dementia for years. Elizabeth was born to George Dilley and Katherine Brown of Baltimore, on 28 June 1933, and was married for 45 years to her late husband, William Dempsey Johnson, in 1951. Elizabeth was a dedicated home-maker and loving mother to her seven children. Elizabeth looked forward to shopping, playing bingo, and going on Atlantic City casino bus trips with her mother and sister. She loved to tell good-natured stories about her younger childhood and adult life. Some of these memories are already put into a story-book. Elizabeth loved to cook and it was always a treat to visit and eat her delicious meals. Elizabeth never had a bad word to say against anyone, so cherished and nurturing to everyone who walked through her door. Elizabeth always provided such kindness with a great heart of special care-giving and comfort. She was so respected. Elizabeth was a mother of 7 children, 3 sons, and 4 daughters; and preceded by her oldest daughter, Gail Ann. Elizabeth’s surviving siblings include her eldest son, William Johnson II, her dedicated care-giver over the last 25+ years following the passing of husband, Dempsey in 1996. In addition, Elizabeth is survived by her next oldest son, Kenneth, and her daughters, Kathy Gendimenico, Venida Gunzelman (husband Mark), and Ruby Baer (husband Douglas, Jr.), and youngest son, Johnny. Elizabeth had 2 sisters and 3 brothers. She is preceded by Venida Dalton, George Dilley, Conrad Ramsey, and Ronald Brown, and survived by Elsie Blackburn (husband Kenneth). Elizabeth had 25 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and few great-great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Schimunek Funeral Home, 610 W MacPhail Rd, Belair, MD 21014, on Saturday, 14th of May, 2022, from 6-9 PM and Sunday, the 15th from 3-5 and 7-9pm. A Funeral Service will be held at Schimunek’s at 11am on Monday, the 16th before proceeding to Highview Memorial Cemetery for a Committal Service, 1230-1245pm, where bagpipe honors will be rendered, 3433 Fallston Rd, Fallston, MD 21047. Contributions can be made to the Washington County Hospice on behalf of Elizabeth Johnson, 747 Northern Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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Saturday, 14 May, 2022

Visitation

Sunday, 15 May, 2022

Visitation

Sunday, 15 May, 2022

Visitation

Monday, 16 May, 2022

Funeral Service

Monday, 16 May, 2022

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