Margery Ramsay Johnson, 79

Margery Ramsay Johnson, 79, of Ocean View, Del., passed away at home on Nov. 30, 2019. She was raised in West Chester, Pa.

She overcame polio to become a homemaker and substitute teacher in Elverson, Pa. Later in life, she and her husband, Leslie, resided in Hollidaysburg, Pa., before retiring to Ocean View. She enjoyed music, reading, bird-watching and pets.

Johnson was preceded in death by her brother, Steve Ramsay. In addition to her husband, Johnson is survived by her children, Christy Gentil and her husband, Michael, of Timonium, Md., and Robert and his wife, Karen, of Odenville, Ala.; grandchildren, Ian and his wife, Mary Tress, and Amanda; siblings, Bruce Ramsay and his wife, Marian, and Lynda Lanning and her husband, Steve; her sister-in-law, Donna, wife of the late Steve Ramsay; and several nieces and nephews.

The family planned to have a memorial service for Johnson in the spring. Any memorial donations may be made to Delaware Hospice ( or a pet shelter of the giver’s choice.