In Memoriam -- Helen Marie Johnson (T-12)
March 21, 1942 - October 1, 2011
Helen M. Johnson (69), who attended our Sept 2011 Arkadaşlar
reunion, died suddenly of heart failure on Oct. 1, 2011. A Brooklyn native
and graduate in Pharmacy from Fordham University, lived in Turkey from
1966-1968 as a Peace Corps volunteer; and then in Washington, D.C. as Chief
Pharmacist at Sibley Hospital. She later moved to Philadelphia to earn
her M.B.A. at the Wharton School and work as a product manager for Smith
Kline. Later she moved to Havertown, Pa., her primary residence for 25
years. Everywhere Helen lived her legendary hospitality, concern for others,
and generosity of spirit attracted loving and devoted friends. She
will long be remembered.
Memorial services were held for Helen on Oct. 22, 2011 at
11:30 a.m. at the Stretch Funeral Home, 236 E. Eagle Rd. Havertown, Pa.
Helen wanted NO flowers, preferring that contributions be made to the
Medical Mission Sisters, 8400 Pine Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111.