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Mary Ann Johnston

November 24, 1936 — July 9, 2022

Olean- Mary Ann Johnston On Saturday July 9, 2022, Mary Ann Johnston age 85 of Montgomery Village, MD passed away at Holy Cross Hospital, Germantown, MD, following months of health issues. Born on November 24, 1936 in Olean, NY, Mary Ann was the daughter of Edna and Roy Dwaileebe. Mary Ann was a 1954 graduate of Olean High School and became a Sister of the Franciscan Order-St. Elizabeth's Convent in Allegheny, NY. After starting down that path, Mary Ann later chose to marry and raise a family. On September 5, 1960, Mary Ann married her high school sweetheart, Phillip A. Johnston, who survives. Over nearly 62 years. their marriage produced 7 children. Mary Ann loved laughter and she enjoyed being creative in both music, cuisine and in life. She turned that creativity into her own calligraphy-invitation business, which she happily ran for 20 years. All while serving her church during services as well as club events. Mary Ann is survived by her 7 children - David (Melissa), Paul (Laura), Phillip (Kim), Mark (James), Elizabeth, Andrea (Bob) and Dan, 4 grandchildren and her two siblings, Elizabeth “Libby” (Ron) Gustin of Olean, and Allen (JoAnn) Dwaileebe of Phoenix, AZ. Mary Ann was predeceased by her two sisters, Judy Carradori and Barbara Reilly. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Gaithersburg, MD. Friends will be received on Friday, July 15, 2022, from 10:00am-11:00am at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State St., Olean at which time Father Claude W. Franklin, Pastor of St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church, will offer a prayer. Burial will follow at St. Bonaventure Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.letromcintoshspinkfuneralhome.com
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Friday, July 15, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Friday, July 15, 2022

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646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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