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Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and again on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ where her funeral service will be conducted by Pastor Heather Sugden at 10:30 AM. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made in Helen's memory to The SJ Reg. Animal Shelter through her personal memorial donation page at www.inmemof.org/helen-johnson.

Obituaries » Helen R. Johnson

Helen R. Johnson

Vineland – Helen R. Johnson (nee Bickleman), 93, of Vineland, NJ passed away on Saturday evening December 15, 2018, after being in failing health. Mrs. Johnson was born & raised in Vineland where she remained a lifelong city resident. She was the daughter of the late Ruth (Wilde) & James Bickleman. She was also predeceased by her husband Daniel B. Johnson in 1995 as well as her sons Daniel J. Johnson & Robert M. Johnson & infant daughter Judith.

Helen was a graduate of Vineland High School and Glassboro State College where she received her degree in special education. She was employed for many years as a Special Education Teacher with the Vineland Board of Education. She married Daniel Johnson of Kennett, MO in 1943. Helen was a lifelong member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, Vineland. She was a Mayflower descendant, a member of the Buena Vista Country Club, and a Boy Scout Den Mother. In her younger years, she was very active in the church, and she enjoyed world travel, horse riding, and flying airplanes. Helen also enjoyed hosting dinner parties, her bridge club, and gardening. But most of all, Helen loved cooking and caring for her family and the many beloved friends that were a significant part of her life.

She is survived by her son & daughter-in-law; Eric W. & Carol Johnson, 1 niece: Dixie Dan Dennington of Florida, 5 grandchildren: Michael of Maumelle, AR, Deborah of Perris, CA, Daniel of Mascoutah, IL, Matthew of Vineland, NJ & Lauren of Upper Deerfield, NJ, 7 great-grandchildren; Caregiver Gladys Agyeiwaa; and her long-time companion; Anthony “Tony” Bracall.

Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and again on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ where her funeral service will be conducted by Pastor Heather Sugden at 10:30 AM. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made in Helen’s memory to The SJ Reg. Animal Shelter through her personal memorial donation page at www.inmemof.org/helen-johnson.

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