Obituary of Kathryn Johnson
Kathryn M. Johnson, 92, of Boalsburg, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Centre Crest.
Born July 9, 1925 in Lewisburg, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Mary Powell Corey. She married Philip R. Johnson, on October 9, 1943, who preceded her in death on June 28, 2005.
She is survived by a son, James P. Johnson, and his wife, Barbara, of State College, a sister, Julia Corey, of Bellefonte, and 2 grandchildren; Mark Johnson and Sara Grzasko.
Kathryn was a graduate of Lewisburg High School. She worked as an Administrative assistant for the Penn State College of Agriculture until her retirement in 1986.
She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.
Kathryn was an avid golfer. She and her girlfriends would take a yearly spring golfing trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In the winter she would enjoy bowling and cross-country skiing with her grandchildren. Kathryn was a member of a poker group that met weekly. In her later years, she was fond of feeding her backyard birds and maintaining her acre of property, mostly by herself. This activity kept her fit and allowed her to enjoy her later years.
A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College, with the Deacon Dave Lopinksy officiating.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ClearWater Conservatory, 2555 N. Atherton St., State College, PA 16803 or the Food Bank of the State College Area, Inc., 1321 S. Atherton St., State College, PA 16801.
Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.
Who We Are:
Our Mission: To compassionately serve and guide families with our experience and knowledge as they honor their loved ones.
Koch Funeral Home
F. Glenn Fleming, Supervisor
2401 S. Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 238-0482 fax
A branch of:
John B. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.
Douglas A. Hallinan, Supervisor
417 Washington Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
(814) 643-1257 fax