Sophie A. Johnson

June 16, 1941 - September 21, 2011
Sophie A. Johnson


Sophie “Tina” Ann Johnson, age 70, of Wilmington, North Carolina and formerly of Warrington, PA passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2011.

She was born in Newark, New Jersey to John Wysochanski and Josephine Gatto Wysochanski. She graduated St. Peters Secretarial School in Newark and later retired from Oppenheimer Financial Services in Doylestown, PA.

A proud member of the Friends of the Arboretum in Wilmington, NC, Tina enjoyed her grand-children, summers in the Poconos, and shopping.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years , Stan Johnson Jr of Wilmington, NC. Her son, Stan Johnson III of Blairstown,NJ. Her daughter, Joanne VanderDrift of Clayton, NC. Her grandchildren, Kelsey & Stan Johnson IV of Blairstown, NJ, Johnathan & Christopher VanderDrift of Clayton, NC, Her son-in-law, David VanderDrift and her daughter-in-law, Lisa Johnson.

Her Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 am on October 1, 2011 at Saint Rose of Lima Church, 312 Ridgedale Ave. East Hanover, NJ 07936. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Ave.East Hanover, NJ 07936.

In lieu of flowers please make a Memorial
Donation in Tina’s name to the
American Heart Association.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • September 25, 2011
    Christa & Joseph Sipper says:
    Uncle Stan, Stan, Joanne, Lisa, David and our cousins- We're so sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you guys during this difficult time. Aunt Tiny-- I will always remember your laughter and calling me "little critter." Rest in peace. I love you!

  • September 23, 2011
    Carolyn Zwetolitz says:
    I am Paulette's sister. I am so sorry for your lose. I knew Tina only a little while, but I enjoyed talking to her. Also, my sister has told me some wonderful stories about Stan & Tina. SMILE..that is what Tina would want you to do. My condolences from my family to yours. Carolyn

  • September 23, 2011
    Johnathan VanderDrift says:
    Nanny, I love you so much and I will never forget how proud you were of me when I did good in school. Graduation will be for you Nanny I love you!

  • September 23, 2011
    Joanne VanderDrift says:
    Thank you Mom for everything you did for us. You were always there. We are so lucky to have had you as our Mom. I will be missing you forever. I love you. Joanne

  • September 23, 2011
    Christopher VanderDrift says:
    Nanny, I will always miss getting your Halloween cards in the mail, you were the only grandparent that did that. I will love and miss you forever. Thanks for caring so much -Christopher