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Mildred Alice JohnsonOctober 18, 1919 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 97)
Mildred Alice Johnson (Aunt Alice), age 97, passed away surrounded by family, on Wednesday, September 13, at Fair Acres in Lima, PA.
She was the late wife of John Leonard Johnson.
Born October 18, 1919, in West Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. Dunning and the late Ida F. (Short) Dunning. She was the youngest of five brothers and one sister.
She belonged to the United Methodist Church of West Chester.
She was a live-in nanny for two families and helped raise three children that she loved.
Aunt Alice moved to Delaware County to be around family. She became a member of School House Senior Center in Folsom, where she volunteered for 15 years, helping in the kitchen, preparing lunches for the homebound and serving hot meals in the center. She was a hard worker who was very proud of her volunteer hours. She loved to go on trips with the center and enjoyed all the parties there.
She enjoyed sports, especially baseball. Her favorite team was the Atlanta Braves. She loved to tell jokes and laugh. She enjoyed all the old TV shows and movies. Her favorite TV show was the Golden Girls and would laugh out loud during the entire show. Some of her favorite things were covered bridges, perfume, jewelry, and Werther’s Originals butterscotch candies.
She enjoyed county music, listening to her many cassettes on her radio. She also enjoyed watching the Grand Old Opry and going to Sunset Park to listen to live music.
Aunt Alice had the most amazing memory. She could tell you everyone’s birthday, graduation date, wedding date, etc. She loved to tell you her family history every chance she got.
She enjoyed being around her family and attending all the family parties and events.
Aunt Alice was a very strong lady, who was kind and thoughtful. She was the fastest lady to use a walker.
She is survived by her niece and nephew, her many great nieces and nephews and her great-great nieces and nephews.
Relatives and Friends are invited to her Graveside Service 10 am Saturday September 23, 2017 at the Green Mount Cemetery Westtown Road West Chester.
Contributions may be made in her memory to the School House Senior Center 600 Swarthmore Ave, Folsom, PA 19033