Dana Johnson

Obituary of Dana Johnson

Dana Lyn Johnson, 58, of Cheat Lake, died Friday, June 2, 2017, of a major stroke following surgery.

She is survived by her stepmother, Maureen (Collins) Johnson; her uncle Bobby Collins of Pittsburgh; her aunt Colleen Sheptock of Pittsburgh; best friends, Anita “Sissy” Pennington of Charleston and Terry White of Miami, FL; and the loves of her life, faithful companions Jack, Rosie, and Kelli. 

She graduated from Plum High School, Pittsburgh, PA, and received her bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University. She worked for several years at the Dominion Post and also worked as a computer specialist in several departments at WVU.

She was a long-standing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Dana enjoyed tennis, swimming, and boating on Cheat Lake.  Dana was a fan of WVU Women’s Basketball, she was an avid reader, and she very much enjoyed walking for exercise. 

Dana was preceded in death by her beloved father, Ronald E. Johnson, and her maternal and paternal grandparents. 

Family and friends will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce Street, Morgantown, on Monday, June 5, from 4-7 PM and Tuesday, June 6, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.  Visitation will continue at Nicholson Chapel on Wednesday, June 7th from 10-11 AM, the time of the service with Bishop Travis White officiating. Interment will follow in Nicholson Chapel Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia,P.O. Box 1090, Dellslow, WV 26531. 

Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com.