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Helen E. Johnston

November 24, 1923 October 1, 2015
Helen E. Johnston
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Helen E. Johnston, 91, of Curwensville, passed away Thursday October 1, 2015 at Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital.
Born November 24, 1923 in Curwensville, she was the daughter of Samuel and Laura Mae (Milligan) Cruikshank.  She was a member of the Curwensville Presbyterian Church and was retired from Goodman’s Foodliner (Goodman’s IGA) in Curwensville as a Manager/Cashier after 36 years of service.
On July 3, 1947 in the Bradford Presbyterian Church she wed Woodrow Albert “Woody” Johnston who preceded her in death on June 1, 2001.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son Kenneth A. Johnston, and a brother Robert Cruikshank.
Surviving is a son Eugene A. “Gene” Johnston and wife Patty of Curwensville, a grandson Cory Johnston and wife Devon of Clearfield, 3 great granddaughters Eloise Anne, Dinah Jean, and Audra Joy Johnston, a sister Donna Tubbs of Luthersburg, a sister-in-law Thelma “Taffy” Cruikshank of Riverside, CA, several nieces and nephews, and a lifelong friend and good neighbor Peg Carfley.
At the request of Mrs. Johnston there will be no public visitation and funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with Mr. Gary B. Jewart officiating.  Interment will be in the Crown Crest Memorial Park in Hyde, PA.
The family suggests contributions be made to the charity of the donor’s choice
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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