Friday, December 21st, 2007
Former Celina resident Helen E.C. Hollinger-Johnson, 84, died at 10 a.m. Dec. 20, 2007, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
She was born Oct. 8, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Clifford and Emma Burgowitz Campbell. On June 28, 1947, she married Daniel Hollinger, who died March 15, 1980. On April 11, 1993, she married Herschel O. Johnson, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Daniel L. (Irena) Hollinger, St. Marys; a daughter, Diann M. (John) Januska, North Ridgeville; a sister, Joan Ganley, Juno Beach, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Stanley Campbell.
She was an artist and teacher and taught home economics at school districts in Coldwater and Celina and Lansing and Oswego, Mich. She earned a bachelor of science degree from the Indiana State Teachers' College of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from Michigan State University. She was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church, St. Marys, and a former member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina.
Services are 5 p.m. Sunday at Meyer Community Chapel of the Otterbein-St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, the Rev. Ed Groff officiating. Graveside burial services are 9:30 a.m. Monday at Harris Creek Cemetery near Bradford.
Calling is 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Otterbein-St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to Otterbein-St. Marys or the Wayne Street church.