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Betty J. Johnston

August 7, 1946 — May 8, 2019

Olean - Betty J. Johnston     "Loving Wife, Mother, & Sister"

            Betty J. Johnston, of 1617 North Union Street, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at her home, following a lengthy illness.

            Betty was born on August 7, 1946 in Bradford, PA and was a daughter of Clarence Sidney and Shirley June Burrows Stewart.  On October 3, 1986, in Bradford, PA, she married her husband of 32 years, Johnnie A. Johnston, who survives.

            Betty was a 1964 graduate of Bradford High School.  She worked at a couple of jobs before going to work at AG Edwards Investments for abut 15 years, retiring due to illness.  Betty enjoyed collecting dolls, doing puzzles, and her pets, especially her cats.

            Along with her loving husband, Betty is survived by; 3 children, Jacqueline M. (Calvin) Holloway of Batavia, OH, Tracy A. (Kevin) Yeamans of Camby, OR, and Walter E. (Jackie) Shales of Bolivar; 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; 2 siblings, Audrey L. (Roger) Dillon and Clarence L. (Nora) Stewart both of Bradford, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

            Betty was predeceased by her parents and a son, Clifford Edey in August of 2010.

            Friends will be received at the Central Baptist Church, 701 West State Street, Olean on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, at which time a Memorial Service will be held.  The Rev. Alan L. Yates, Pastor will officiate.  Burial will be in the Allegany Cemetery.

           Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean.  Online condolences may be made at

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