Johanna Pepperman, 87, from Linden, died on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Born June 16, 1934 in County Cork, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John Jordan and former Elizabeth Shanahan. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carl Pepperman in 1992.
Johanna is from County Cork, Ireland. She has been in the United States for 72 years. She has a niece who currently resides in County Cork.
She graduated from Williamsport Area Community College and worked for many years as an LPN at Lysock View. She was a member of St. Luke’s Church in Jersey Shore.
She enjoyed listening to religious and Irish music, going to church and praying the Rosary. She enjoyed shopping at The Dollar Tree and Aldi. Johanna also enjoyed walking, doing crossword puzzles, making mints, reading her Sunday newspaper and helping others.
Johanna’s greatest love was spending time with her family. Her family was everything to her.
She is survived by four children, John D. (Jeannine) Heck of Williamsport, William H. (Merri Jo) Rauch of Linden, Kathy E. Pepperman of Howard and Harold D. (Brandi) Heck of Linden; five stepchildren, Nancy Pepperman (Eric), Linda Pepperman, James Pepperman (Lori), Steven Pepperman and Daniel Pepperman; 26 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
A Christian funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Saint Luke’s Church, 118 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore. A visitation will be held from 9 am to 10:30 am on Friday July 16, 2021 at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. She will rest in the cemetery of the Immaculate Conception Church in Bastress.