ORLAND – Ethel Jane (Crawford) Johnson was born on January 8, 1951, in Canonsburg, PA. She passed away February 4, 2014, at a local Bangor hospital.
She was predeceased by her mother and father, Bridget Crawford Jacques and Clarence Crawford and her son Benjamin H. Johnson III, and his four children, Benjamin H. Johnson IV, Leslie Leigh Johnson, Thomas James Johnson and Ryan Stevens Johnson. She is survived by her very loving husband, Benjamin H. Johnson II, her two daughters, Ronnelle (Ronnie) Miller and her husband, George, Jennifer Des Jardin and her husband, Shawn, her grandchildren, Andrew Miller, Ethan Des Jardin, Emily Des Jardin and Amy Des Jardin. She also leaves a brother, Clarence “Dougie” Crawford II and sister, JoAnne Magnan who live in Memphis,Tenn., her former daughter-in-law, Christine, and several nieces and nephews.
She was privileged in having as dear friends and neighbors, Pam and Norman Latarte, and Ralph and Julia Remick.
She worked at the Bucksport Dunkin Donuts for many years where she was loved and admired by her customers. She also volunteered at the Orland Consolidated School in the library. She was also an avid bowler for many years with her family. We would like to thank everyone who touched her life in our bowling community. She was a member of Victory Grange in Orland for twenty years.
We, her family, would like to thank all the people at Davita in Ellsworth, Eastern Maine Medical Center doctors, nurses, transport personnel, and everyone who has touched her life while she has been in the hospital. In addition, we would like to thank all of the staff of Courtland Rehab in Ellsworth, who treated her with dignity and were so kind to us during her illness.
Family and friends will gather for visitation from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport, where a service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, with Pastor Peter Remick officiating. mitchelltweedie-young.com