In memory of
Helen A. Johnson
Helen A. Johnson, 89, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on February 10, 2017 at Harrisburg Hospital. She was born on January 18, 1928 in Lewisburg and was the loving daughter of the late Kathryn Hartman. Helen was a Lewisburg Area High School Graduate, class of 1945. She was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church and was retired from Wert Bookbinding. Helen really loved animals and you would often find her feeding the squirrels and birds in her yard. She also enjoyed reading. In addition to her mother, Helen is preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Swinehart; son, William Swinehart and granddaughter, Tracey Via. Helen is survived by her husband, Edwin Johnson, to whom she was married for 60 years; three daughters, Carol Duke of WV, Donna Etter and husband Craig of Middletown, Candace White and husband Troy of Middletown; daughter-in-law, Jan Swinehart of Middletown; grandchildren, Lorie Lopez, Christopher Etter (Mindy), Brian Etter (Pam), Rachel Perry (Nate), and Victoria White; seventeen great grandchildren; four siblings, Dorothy Zeckman, Joann Kerstetter, Gloria Johnson and Sandy Balliet. Services will be at the convenience of the family. The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St. Middletown, PA with the funeral arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made in Helen's name to the Wolf Sanctuary of PA, 465 Speedwell Forge Rd. Lititz, PA 17543. Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com www.pennlive.com/obits
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