Sarah C. Johnston, 89, of Streetsboro, OH, formerly of Derry, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Arbors of Streetsboro Nursing Home. She was born March 20, 1932 in Derry Twp., a daughter of the late Herbert and Mary. (Phillippi) Gordon. Sarah was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Derry. She enjoyed spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Sarah is preceded in death by her husband Edgar Johnston in 2006; one brother, Darrell Gordon; two grandchildren Tammy Sue and Vanessa Ann Johnston; two great-great grandchildren Frankie Rae and Hendrix Jacob; one brother-in-law Fred Ferrari; and one sister-in-law Marianne Gordon. Sarah is survived by her two sons, Martin H. Johnston and wife Donna of Latrobe and Darrell B. Johnston and wife Wanita of Derry; two daughters Joan A. Yeckley of Gibsonia and Mary R. Copelli of Latrobe; two brothers Brian Gordon of Derry and Larry Gordon and wife Donna of Latrobe; one sister Dolores Ferrari of Streetsboro, OH; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Family and friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8pm on Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am Tuesday January 18, 2022 at the funeral home with Rev. Jason E. Schweinberg officiating. Interment will follow at the Coles Cemetery, Derry. Online condolences may be made to www.merlinfuneralhome.com.
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