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Emma J. "Nunny" (Ambrogi) Johnson
December 26, 1924 ~ August 24, 2022 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Emma J. “Nunny” Johnson, 97 of Houston, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, August 24, 2022, in the Greenery Center for Rehab and Nursing.
She was born December 26, 1924, in Kittanning, a daughter of Secondo and Elvira Brunettini Ambrogi.
Emma was a graduate of Kittanning High School. She had been employed as a clerk for ALCOA, RCA and Joy Manufacturing and as librarian for the Chartiers-Houston School District.
At the time of her death, she was the oldest member of the First United Methodist Church in Houston. When her children were young, she was a Sunday School teacher and became known as the cookie lady for giving cookies to her students.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of Chartiers Chapter #97 Order of the Eastern Star.
She enjoyed decorating for all occasions and holidays.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy Boggs (Kevin) of Washington; a son, Harold Johnson Jr. (Beda Iskey) of Houston; three grandchildren, Stephanie Washabaugh (John Jr.), Dylan Johnson, Max Johnson (Tiffany Surich) and Brandon Boggs (Jessica Eland); two great granddaughters, Gabriella and Nia Washabaugh; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two brothers, Achille and Merino Ambrogi; four sisters, Mary Rizzo, Betty Jean Kokinakis and Rose and Julia Ambrogi; and her ex-husband, Harold Johnson Sr.
Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 Monday in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Private interment in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.