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Josephine (Jo) Johnson

June 4, 1936 - November 14, 2018

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On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Mrs. Josephine (Jo) Johnson of Oliver passed away peacefully at the South Okanagan General Hospital at the age of 82 years.

She was predeceased by her husband Terry; brother Karl and her parents.

Jo will be fondly remembered by her loving family including children Maureen (Bill), Wanda (Dave), Mike (Deb), Pat (Erika), Paul (Gail), Amy (Charlotte) and Teresa (Tom); nineteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews as well as sisters-in-law Joan, Sheila and Coggy.

Over the years, Jo worked at Willowbrook Farms, Southwinds and was a mother of seven.

Jo loved the sun – where ever the sun was, St. Pete’s, Mexico, Hawaii, Palm Desert. She also enjoyed curling, reading, spending time with the grandchildren, fishing, camping, time at Vaseaux and the Kettle.

Jo was very involved in the community and volunteered with the BC Senior Games, AA, Alon, the Oliver International Horseshow, Knights of Columbus, CWL, Grad Parties from 1973 – 1985. She was also very helpful with Rotary and many other organizations. Starting in 1996, she and Terry started cooking Christmas Dinner at the Grove for the homeless.

She was a long-time member of the CWL and had a deep Catholic faith.

Jo and Terry were named the Oliver Good Citizens in 1995.

The family would like to thank Drs. Thompson, Dargie, Kuzmochka and Myslek as well as the nursing staff at SOGH for their wonderful care of mom.

Donations are gratefully accepted for Highway to Healing, Po Box 905, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0.

Prayers will be recited at 7:00 pm, Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Oliver, BC.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am, Monday, November 19, 2018 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Oliver, BC followed by a reception in the church lower hall.

Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Ernie and Beverley
Relation: Family Friend and relation

Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the loving family she has left behind. Jo had such a beautiful heart and she welcome everyone into her home and to all the family gatherings. Her kind heart will not be forgotten.
Ernie and Beverley

From: Marilyn Mathieson
Relation: Good friend

Jo was a great lady and a pleasure to know. She and Terry raise a beautiful family. She will be missed. Rest in peace.

From: Heather Wilson
Relation: Friend of members of the family.

My sincere condolences to all of the family who I have known for 40 years. Unfortunately I am unable to attend the service, however my thoughts are with you all.

From: Trish Van Vianen

My heart goes out to the family. Jo was a remarkable lady who always gave me a smile or stopped for a quick chat. She was an amazing matriarch of the family but also an inspiration for family, friends and the community to follow. We will miss you Jo!

From: Margaret Harkness
Relation: Friends of her children.

I would like to extend my sincere condolences to all the family for Your loss.

From: Richard and Adrienne Cleave

Our condolences to the entire Johnson family

From: John and Darlene Chapman
Relation: Friend

Jo was a remarkable and wonderful woman whom we all will miss. Always a friendly face who, along with Terry and all her family, gave so much to others all her life. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

From: Christine Hill
Relation: Friend of the Family

Dearest Amy and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Josephine. She was so beloved and will be missed by her many friends and family. May you find peace in this difficult time and comfort in the loved ones around you.
Hugs,
Christine & Marty Hill

From: Ingrid Jarrett
Relation: Friend

May all of Jo’s family find comfort in this time of loss and sorrow. You are such a fine family and reflection of the open hearted, strong lady that Jo was. I will be ever grateful for being welcomed into your family home, and sharing great conversations, good wine and many many good laughs together. My deepest condolences.

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Service Schedule

  Prayers

Date & Time:
November 18, 2018
Beginning at 7:00pm

Location:
Christ the King Catholic Church
6044 Spartan Street
Oliver, BC Canada

Prayers will be recited at 7:00 pm, Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Christ the King Catholic Church.

6044 Spartan Street
Oliver, BC Canada

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
November 19, 2018
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
Christ the King Catholic Church
6044 Spartan Street
Oliver, BC Canada

A funeral mass will be be celebrated at 11:00 am, Monday, November 19, 2018 at Christ the King Catholic Church followed by a reception in the church lower hall.

6044 Spartan Street
Oliver, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Donations are gratefully accepted for Highway to Healing, Po Box 905, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0.

Thank You Notice

The family would like to thank Drs. Thompson, Dargie, Kuzmochka and Myslek as well as the nursing staff at SOGH for their wonderful care of mom.

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