Norma Jean Johnson

Robert A. Waters Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 04, 2021

Norma Jean Johnson, 75, was born January 19, 1946, in Elizabeth, PA.  The beloved daughter of the late Timothy and Ruth (Woods) Johnson, departed this life on January 27, 2021 at UPMC Shadyside. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Margo Johnson.

Norma Jean grew up in Elizabeth, the eldest of the 4 daughters of Timothy and Ruth, graduated from Elizabeth Forward High School. After graduation, she obtained a position at Mobil Oil in McKees Rocks. A short while later, she obtained employment at US Steel in downtown Pittsburgh. She spent the remainder of her career with US Steel until she retired.

Norma Jean enjoyed reading and she often visited the library. Walking was a favorite activity for both exercise and as a fundraiser for charities. She also enjoyed line dancing which enabled her to be active and maintain friendships. She loved to travel both home and abroad, from the Mediterranean to Mexico. Even around the United States, her destinations included, the Grand Canyon and New Orleans as well as her last venture which was an Alaskan cruise.

She was a member of Mt. Ararat and involved in several Ministries including Sunday Usher Board, Bereavement Usher Board, Women's Sunday School Class, and SOAR. She belonged to several organizations, such as the Y where she exercised and enjoyed water aerobics, AARP for travel and friendship, the Redhats for fun and friendship and the Vintage in East Liberty. 

Norma is survived by her loving son, Timothy Johnson; two sisters, Toni Johnson, Gwendolyn Johnson; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Arrangements were entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc.

Originally published February 04, 2021.

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