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Marie Catherine Flood Johnson, devoted to her family

Oct 02, 2012

Marie Catherine Flood Johnson, of Georgetown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in the loving care of her family at home after a long illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 15, 1934, she was daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Hettinger Flood. She was a homemaker, married to her husband of 62 years, Elwood Martin Johnson, who survives her.

She loved knitting, making Christmas stockings, loved to read and do home canning, and was especially devoted to her family, and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Everyone loved her excellent dumplings. She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Georgetown.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children: Quintin R. Johnson and his wife Maria of Georgetown, Marie May Meding and her husband Walter of Nassau, Linda J. Sturgis and husband Scott of Milford, and Ivalene J. Still and husband Robert of Antioch, Tenn. She is also survived by a brother, Thomas Floo, Jr., of Florida. She has six grandchildren: John and Faith Still; Dawn and Kelly Meding; Chloe Carey; and Lucas Johnson. There is one great-grandchild: Jade Marie Lowe, and another on the way.

A funeral service and celebration of her Life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior for visitation. The Rev. Richard Blades will officiate. Interment follows at St. John’s UMC Cemetery, Georgetown.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to either Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Ave., Suite 902, New York, NY 10018.

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