Wendy Beth (Donnelly) Johnson, of Woodville and formerly of Elmore, OH, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, surrounded by loving family at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center at the age of 57. She was youngest of 4 girls born to Bernard A. and Ellen E. (Wilson) Donnelly, in Toledo, OH.
Wendy was a 1978 Maumee High School Graduate. She enjoyed playing in the Maumee Marching Band while a student. Wendy was a talented seamstress and had an artistic flair for any type of craft project she attempted. She was an integral part of a courthouse quilt, along with her mom and sister, in memory of 3 court officers who lost their lives in the 911 attacks. She volunteered for the Shriner’s Circus for many years. Her real passion was helping others. She was a Home Health Aide for many years and went above and beyond the call of duty. She will be greatly missed by all those she has helped through the years.
Left to cherish her memory are children; Justin (Alyssa) Rozek, Meghan (Jo Cutcher) Johnson; sisters, Gretchen (Mike) Brown, Melissa (Jim) Portentoso, Brother-In-Law; Larry Hoard, Aunt; Patricia (Frank) Mensing, dear lifelong friends Rita (Don Braun) Francis, and Stan Hoffman. She is also survived by nieces and nephews, Amanda (Zach) Huff, Jason (Janey) Portentoso, Kevin (Kim) Andrakowicz, Christopher (Carrie) Kutchenriter, Heather (Nick) Brown and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Pamela Hoard.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Nazareth Hall, 21211 W. River Road, Grand Rapids, OH 43522.
Contributions in memory of Wendy may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Zenobia Shriner’s Circus.
Please feel free to wear purple, her favorite color, in memory of Wendy.
Arrangements were entrusted to Reeb Funeral Home, Sylvania, OH