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Sharon L. (Gruber) Johnson

May 3, 1948 - September 19, 2018

JOHNSON, Sharon L. (Gruber), 70 of Perry Township, Ohio, originally from Wheeling Island, passed away at her home with her family at her side.
She attended Blessed Trinity Elementary School where she was a cheerleader and graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School. She went on to marry Jim Johnson on September 6, 1969. They moved to Seattle, WA where they started their family, having two daughters. The family moved to Des Moines, IA in 1978 and while there she would make rosaries that would be shipped to missions all over the world. In 1985 the family moved to the Canton/Massillon area where Sharon spent many hours working on the bereavement meal team at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Through the years, Sharon was in exercise groups at the Hall of Fame Fitness Center and Aultman West. She was known as the sit up queen for her ability to do more sit ups than other group members.
She was very proud of her two daughters, Angelee and Mary as well as her grandson Dakoda.
She and her husband traveled all over the USA taking their tandem bike with them, especially to the Gulfport Mississippi area and Orlando/Clearwater, where her daughter Mary lives.
They were known for leaving home for one destination and changing their minds mid trip and ending at a totally different area. They found that being together was more important than the destination.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Jim Johnson, their daughters, Angelee (Shawn) Anderegg and Mary (Ben Rose) Johnson, their grandson Dakoda Anderegg. Also surviving are her siblings, George (Tammy) Gruber, Geary Gruber, Kim (Sharleen) Gruber, Scott (Beth) Gruber, Lee (Lisa) Gruber and Tambi (Rodney) Wilson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Gloria (Riley) Gruber.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Nancy Johnson for the special care she gave to Sharon and her family during their time of need.
Friends will be received on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 10 am at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.C.D. as celebrant. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, September 24, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Monday, September 24, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Location:

Cathedral of St. Joseph

1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Location:

Greenwood Cemetery

1526 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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