In loving memory
Pauline Mary, JOHNSON
November 8, 1930 – May 30, 2015
Mom passed away peacefully in her sleep at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital, Clearwater, BC. Mary is survived by daughters Marlene Johnson, Joyce (Wayne) Wysoski; sons Randy (Gail) Coulter, Shawn (Grace) Coulter, Terry (Pae) Coulter; sister Doris Mancini; and long time friend Clara Ritcey. Mary is survived by 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mary was predeceased by her parents Jim and Edna Archibald, brother David Archibald, sister Ruby White and love of her life George Coulter and grandson baby boy Haden Lee Rempel.
Mary was raised and went to school in the Upper Clearwater. She lived for many years in Birch Island, had a short stint in Alberta, and spent the rest of her time in Clearwater.
Mary was involved in the Birch Island Women’s Institute for 64 years until it folded; Vavenby and District Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion; O.A.P.O; Friendly Club; Wells Gray Country Seniors’ Society; and the M&M Club. She was well known for her crib playing and plastic canvas making. Mary will be sorrowfully missed by those who knew and loved her.
By request, there will be no formal service. A gathering to celebrate the life of Mary Johnson will take place on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hall at Evergreen Acres, Clearwater, BC. Services entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Clearwater, BC, telephone 250-674-3030.