Obituary of Joan B. Johnston
Joan B. Johnston, 78, of Warminster, PA passed away peacefully and surrounded by family in Doylestown on May 25, 2019. Born in Baltimore MD March 29, 1941 she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Loretta Gerwig Jackson. She is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Charles H. Johnston. She will be forever remembered by her surviving children; Lorie Ford Ratajczak, Kimberly Johnston, Jennifer Johnston, Ken Johnston, and son-in-law Michael Ratajczak. She left a lasting and loving impression on her four surviving grandchildren: Elijah Ford, Kate and Jack Bryan, and McKenna Johnston. She is also survived by her loving sister and best friend Laura Harris (Jackson) and will be remembered by her many cousins, nieces, and nephews for her open warm smile, outgoing personality, and sense of humor.
Joan was a full time mom, a devout catholic who taught faith formation, and later in life pursued a career in Real Estate. The things that gave her the greatest joy in life included her family, birding, gardening, camping, fishing, and all outdoor activities. She also enjoyed cheering on the Phillies, watching professional golf, and reading.
She is preceded in death by her brother Ralph Jackson and her parents John and Mary Loretta Gerwig Jackson. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Joan’s name may be made to Catholic Charities. Visitation and mass will be held on Tuesday June 4th, 2019 at St Robert Bellarmine Church. 856 Euclid Ave, Warrington Pa 18976. Relatives and friends may call at 9:00am with Rev. Matthew Biedrzycki conducting a Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment will follow mass at St. John Neumann Cemetery, 3797 County Line Rd, Chalfont PA 18914.