JOHNSON, Olga - After a life well lived, it is with sadness that we announce the death of our Mom, Olga Johnson (nee Melnichuk) in her 91st year.
She was born on August 7, 1931 and died on October 3, 2021.
She was the widow of the late Morley E. Johnson (deceased 1992) and a beloved mother of Rev. Vicki Homes (Dan), Carol Moores (Brian), David Johnson (Mary).
Loved “Baba” of Benjamin, Michael (Chantal), Aaron (Tonyah), Laura (Carter), Sarah (Mike) and “Great Baba” to Savannah, Cash, Kendra, Lina, Aodhan, and Isabella.
Beloved sister of the late Steve Melnichuk, the late Bill Melnichuk and the late Jim Melnichuk.
She was a loved sister-in-law of Karen and Sharon Melnichuk, Bernice Webster and Wayne and Pat Johnson.
Olga is also survived and was loved by many nieces and nephews and step grandchildren.
Olga was born in Toronto and moved to Oshawa at the age of 6 years old. She graduated from O’Neil Collegiate (OCVI) and went to work at the Dominion bank where she met her late husband Morley.
She was a charter member of St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church and a charter member of the St. Luke’s Ladies Guild. She volunteered at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in long term care and then transferred to the Oncology Department until her health declined.
Following the death of her husband, Olga continued to enjoy travelling.
A funeral service will be held at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church (Rossland Rd and Park Rd) Oshawa on Thursday October 7th. A one-hour visitation will be held from 10:00am to 11:00 am in the sanctuary, followed by a service of remembrance at 11:00am.
The interment will immediately follow at MOUNT LAWN CEMETERY.
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In her memory, donations can be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, Oshawa Ontario.
Arrangements are entrusted with MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME.