Mary H. Johnson
Died: Apr 18, 2015
Mary H. Johnson
Mary H. Drasdis Johnson, 87, of Frackville formerly of Fountain Springs, passed away Saturday at Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Cedar Crest, with her family by her side. Born in Gilberton, September 4, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Helen Poploskie Drasdis. She was a graduate of Gilberton High School and the Empire Beauty School, Pottsville. She was a member of the Catholic Churches of Ashland and Gordon and was a member of the former Our Lady of Good Council Catholic Church, Gordon. Mary was a homemaker and was devoted to her family. She enjoyed all the family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward F. Johnson, in 2013, to whom she was married 63 years and son-in-law Kenneth Sausser, in 2012. Mary is survived by daughters, Linda Sausser, Frackville and Kathleen Baker and her husband Mark, Harrisburg; a son; Edward P. Johnson and his wife Christine, Orwigsburg; four grandchildren; Kenneth Sausser and his wife Ciara, Kathryn Sausser, Stephen and Andrew Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Maladia; a sister, Dolores Rulis, Harrisburg; nieces and nephews A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ashland, with Rev. Robert Finlan, as celebrant. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, Frackville, and again from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday morning at the funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Louis Cemetery, Englewood/Frackville. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Mary’s name to Schuylkill United Way, 9 N. Center St., Suite 301, Pottsville, PA 17901
April 29th, 2015 3:55 pm
I am truly sorry for the loss of your mom. Rely on the God of comfort to help you deal with this difficult time. He gives us the promise of seeing our loved ones again on a paradise earth where sickness and death will be no more. May these promises and the loving memories you have of her bring you comfort and hope. Isaiah 33:24
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