Mary Elizabeth Johnson, 81, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She was born on March 4, 1937 to Howard and Eleanor Marie (Predmore) Siebert. Along with her parents, she is also predeceased by her two brothers, Richard Siebert and the V. Rev. Harold Ruesch C.P.
She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Rhodes (Shawn) of Wilmington NC, Heather Johnson (Peter Berndt) of Smyrna, GA , Laura Beth Saldana (Israel) of Shirley, MA., and her son Michael Johnson (Angela) of Tobaccoville, NC. Also surviving, are her grandchildren: Mary Everhart, Michael Truesdale, Zoe Lynn Saldana, Madeleine Berndt and great-grandchildren: Eleanor Rhodes, Abigail Rhodes, Kieran Rhodes and Brendan Rhodes.
Mary Elizabeth was a lifelong devout Catholic, loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. She loved volunteering and helping those in need.
Mary Elizabeth was a founding director of the Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made in Mary Elizabeth’s name to Lower Cape Fear Hospice by clicking on the following link www.tmcfunding.com.
A visitation will be Saturday 10:00 AM with funeral at 11:00 AM at St. Stanislaus Church, 4849 Castle Hayne Road Castle Hayne NC 28429. Burial will be immediately following in the church cemetery.
Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.