Vivian M. Johnson Hudson, 79

HudsonVivian M. Johnson Hudson, 79, formerly of Charles St., Portersville (Muddy Creek Twp.) passed away Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the Autumn Grove Care Center in Harrisville, PA.

Born May 2, 1936 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late William and Josephine Majors Duncan. In addition to her parents, Vivian was preceded in death by her former husbands, Richard O. Johnson and Donald Hudson, and two brothers, Bill and Ronnie Duncan, and a grandson, Jagger Lee Hogue.

Vivian was a Nurses Aide for many years at many area nursing homes, including Silver Oaks, Belvedere, and St Joseph. She enjoyed preparing family dinners and family camping trips. Her most cherished time was spent with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Richard Elton (Beth) Johnson of New Castle, Gary William (Patty) Johnson of New Wilmington; four daughters, Patricia Lorraine (Paul) Sallmen of North Carolina, Annette Rene’ (Tom)) Belsterling of Rochester, Lila Darlene (Bob) McCandless of Butler, Vivian Leigh (Brian) Hogue of Portersville; three sisters, Delores Rodgers of New Castle, Shirley Grannis of North Carolina, Patricia Fedrizzi of New Bedford; brother, John Duncan of New Castle; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held Friday October 30 from 5 to 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 until the time of the funeral services at 2 pm. Pastor Thomas Meling of the Zion Baptist Church will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Prospect.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society.

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2 thoughts on “Vivian M. Johnson Hudson, 79

  1. Our continued heartfelt wishes for your Family’s…
    Comfort in Friendship,Hope in Prayer,Peace in Love.
    God Bless, The Butcher Family

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