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Dolores V. Johnson

June 25, 1927 — January 23, 2024

Columbiana

Columbiana - Dolores Virginia Johnson, 96, died Tuesday afternoon, January 23, 2024, at Covington Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. 

Dolores, affectionately known as "Dee" was born June 25, 1927 in Youngstown, OH, a daughter of Joseph and Gabriella Mestrovic Toth.

Raised in Youngstown, she was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. On September 3, 1949, Dolores married Albert "Glenn" Johnson and they celebrated 67 years of marriage before Glenn's passing on April 7, 2017. In the beginning of their marriage, Mrs. Johnson worked for First Federal Bank until becoming a dedicated homemaker, wife, and mother. In later years, she enjoyed volunteering at the Southside Hospital. 

Dolores, along with her husband, were longtime members of Heritage Presbyterian Church. In her leisure time, she enjoyed reading and doing all types of puzzles.  

She is survived by her children, Lynda (James) Armstrong of New Waterford, OH and Brad (Julie) Johnson of Lakewood, CO; three grandchildren, Craig Armstrong of Taylorsville, UT, Derek Johnson, and Cole Johnson, both of Lakewood, CO; three great-grandchildren, Kelli (Kyle) Threm of Savannah, GA, Paige (Kyle) Melton of Blythe GA, and Tyler McKenna of Blythe, GA; three great-great grandchildren, Blakely Fitzgerald, Greyson Threm, and Jackson Threm; sister-in-law, Clarice Bates of Columbiana; and granddaughter-in-law, Kerin Armstrong of Georgia. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Dolores was preceded in death by her siblings, Donna Round, Albert Toth, Josephine Darvis, Irene Baron, Eleanor Mook, Emma Krasnasky, William Toth, and Daniel "Bobby" Toth; and her grandson, Scott Armstrong.

A funeral service will be held for family and friends on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. in the Lake Park Cemetery Chapel, 1459 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown. Following the service, all guests are welcome to join the family for a lunch reception at Stonebridge Grille & Tavern, 1497 Boardman-Canfield Rd., Boardman, OH 44512.   

Memorial tributes may take the form of contributions in Mrs. Johnson's name to SouthernCare Hospice, 5401 Ashley Circle, Youngstown, OH 44515. 

Arrangements are by the Davis-Becker Funeral Home. Please visit www.beckerobits.com to share memories and condolences with the family. 

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