Olga Johnson

07-Aug-1931 - 03-Oct-2021

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory

After a life well lived, it is with sadness that we announce the death of our Mom, Olga Johnson (nee Melnichuk) in her 91st year. She was born on August 7, 1931 and died on October 3, 2021. She was the widow of the late Morley E. Johnson (deceased 1992) and a beloved mother of Rev. Vicki Homes (Dan), Carol Moores (Brian), David Johnson (Mary).

Loved “Baba” of Benjamin, Michael (Chantal), Aaron (Tonyah), Laura (Carter), Sarah (Mike) and “Great Baba” to Savannah, Cash, Kendra, Lina, Aodhan, and Isabella.

Beloved sister of the late Steve Melnichuk, the late Bill Melnichuk and the late Jim Melnichuk. She was a loved sister-in-law of Karen and Sharon Melnichuk, Bernice Webster and Wayne and Pat Johnson. Olga is also survived and was loved by many nieces and nephews and step grandchildren.

Olga was born in Toronto and moved to Oshawa at the age of 6yrs old. She graduated from O’Neil Collegiate (OCVI) and went to work at the Dominion bank where she met her late husband Morley. She was a charter member of St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church and a charter member of the St. Luke’s Ladies Guild. She volunteered at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in long term care and then transferred to the Oncology Department until her health declined. Olga loved to play bridge, euchre, hand and foot, cribbage and even Go Fish. Reading a novel in 2 days was her very favourite pastime. Olga and Moe loved to travel and were fortunate to go to England, Scotland, Wales, Mexico and the Bahamas.  Following the death of her husband, Olga continued to enjoyed travelling. Her adventures took her to Malta, Vancouver Island and many trips to Summerside PEI.

A funeral service will be held at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church (Rossland Rd and Park Rd) Oshawa on Thursday October 7th, 2021. A one-hour visitation will be held from 10:00a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary, followed by a service of remembrance at 11:00a.m. The interment will immediately follow at Mount Lawn Cemetery.
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In her memory, donations can be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, Oshawa Ontario. 
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Posted by Rita, Raymond Spiteri & all family Spiteri | 07-Oct-2021

We are very sorry for your loss . We send our Sympathy and Condolences to all the family . She was a very Wonderful person always with a smile . She will never be forgotten. RIP Baba.

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