In memory of
Doris Madaline Johnson
Doris Madeline Johnson Former Resident of Alameda Doris Madeline Johnson passed away on September 14, 2016 at home with her daughter Denise and son-in-law Patrick Empey at her side; she had been diagnosed with cancer in June of this year. She was 70 years old. Doris was born and raised in Alameda and lived in Palm Desert for the last 13 years. She graduated from Alameda High School in 1963 and entered cosmetology school and made cosmetology her life long career, owning Shear Delight and Amethyst in the Alameda and Oakland areas, she also owned and operated Bay Isle Wine and Spirits on Bay Farm Island for many years. She was preceded in death by husband Terry Johnson, daughter Dina Johnson, her parents Joseph and Mary Canepa, brother Richard (Bette) Canepa, her twin sister Diane (Jim) LeMoine. She is survived by her daughter Denise and son-in-law Patrick Empey of Costa Mesa, CA, and sister JoAnn and brother-in-law Deane Lord of Carson City, NV and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. A crypt side service will be held on October 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland CA. with a Celebration of Life at Cerruti Cellars Urban Winery, 100 Webster St., Jack London Square in Oakland from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to a charity of your choice or to Doris' "Go Fund Me Page" would be greatly appreciated. View the online memorial for Doris Madeline Johnson
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