In memory of
Doris Madeline Johnson
Doris Madeline Johnson 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 he help on October 20, 2016 at 10:00am at Mt. View Cemetery, Oakland, Ca, with a celebration of life at Cerruti Cellars Urban Winery, located at 100 Webster Street, Jack London Square in Oakland from 12:00pm - 4:00pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to a charity of your choice or to Doris' "Go Fund Me Page" would be greatly appreciated. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: desertsun.com/obituaries .
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