Jo Ann Johnson

Obituary of Jo Ann Marie Johnson

Jo Ann Marie Johnson, age 77, of Mansfield Township passed suddenly on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at her home. Jo Ann was born August 1, 1942, in Phillipsburg, NJ. She is the daughter of the late Swaldo and the late Genevieve (Miller) Paini. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert Johnson in 2018.

She was employed by Reagle Insurance Agency as a Claim Processor, prior to that she worked for Baker Chemical in Phillipsburg and was also a former Avon Lady.

Jo Ann was an active and dear member of the First Presbyterian Church in Washington. She was a Deacon, worked for the food pantry, and enjoyed arts with the church Coloring Club. Previously, she served on the Executive Boards of both the Wilson Area PTA and Band Boosters. She was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.

Surviving JoAnn is her daughter: Stephanie Heller of Allentown, PA; sister: Jacqueline Unangst of Columbia, NJ; nieces Kelly Cole and Wendy Sanders: grandnieces & nephews, Robert and Bethany Cole, Jacqueline and Parker Sanders.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Monday, September 16 at the First Presbyterian Church, 40 East Church Street, Washington, NJ. A private inurnment will be at a later date in Stewartsville Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Knoll-DeVoe Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Washington NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Jo Ann may be made through IN MEMORY OF for the Center of Health and Welfare at


Memorial Service

6:00 pm
Monday, September 16, 2019
First Presbyterian Church
40 East Church Street
Washington, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Stewartsville Lutheran Cemetery
South Main Street
Stewartsville, New Jersey, United States
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