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MONTOURSVILLE - Georgine E. Johnson, 90, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville.

Born July 7, 1928 in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Charles R. and Edna E. (Richart) Eichenlaub. Her husband of 53 years, Paul R. Johnson, preceded her in death on January 28, 2000.

Georgine was a graduate of Hughesville High School, Class of 1946, and served as the first policewoman for the Hughesville Police Department. She was then employed with the Pennsylvania State Police, Montoursville; and retired in 1983 from the former GTE Sylvania, Montoursville, after having worked there for over 14 years.

Georgine was very active in her community. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Order of Eastern Star, American Legion Post 35 Ladies Auxiliary, YDVA Auxiliary, and the Muncy Valley Moose. She was also a member and past president of the Muncy VFW Ladies Auxiliary, past president of the Hughesville Senior Citizens, past queen of the Red Hat Society, and a member of the Hughesville Garden Club where she served as president for 33 years.

Surviving are a daughter, Debra A. (Ron) Dirk of Muncy; a son, James K. (Paula) Johnson of York; four grandchildren, Shawn M. (Elizabeth) Dirk, Eric C. (Jennifer) Dirk, Heather R. (Mike) Vice, and J. Keith (Calley) Johnson II; nine great-grandchild, Violet M. Johnson, Savanna R. Baker, Victoria A. Dirk, Damian A. Dirk, Gretchen A. Dirk, Frederick V. Dirk, Oliver P. Dirk, Elijah O. Dirk, and Lucas R. Dirk.

In addition to her parents and husband, Georgine was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph D. Eichenlaub, and a sister, Ann L. Smith.

A memorial service was held this morning at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water Street, Hughesville, with Rev. Cinda J. Brucker officiating. 

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.

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