WEST OCEAN CITY—Mary Lou
Johnson (nee Schwab), 79, of West Ocean City, formerly of Glen Burnie, passed
away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 with family at her side. She was preceded in
death by her father and mother, Frederick and Emily Schwab. Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband
of 60 years, Robert Johnson, her daughter Sharon Atherton and husband Chris,
son Lawrence Johnson and wife Sue, six grandchildren Ryan, Amanda, Sarah, Kyle,
Brianne and Travis, and six great grandchildren Gage, Yesenia, Isabella,
Matthew, James and Naomi. She was a member of St. Mary Star of Sea Catholic
Church and Bay Vista Womens Club. She worked at Montgomery Ward in the
personnel department for 28 years and Deaton Hospital before retiring.
Mrs. Johnson was the guiding light of
her family and a loyal friend to many. She enjoyed reading, attending church,
taking care of her family and relaxing on her front porch.
Gonce Funeral Home in
Brooklyn Park Maryland handled the arrangements. Burial was on Monday, Sept.16
at the Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville, Maryland.