Connie I. Johnston, N.D. , 73, of Williamsport and formerly of Jersey Shore, passed away late Saturday night, Oct. 10, 2020 at the Gatehouse Hospice in Williamsport.
She was born Sept. 12, 1947 in Jersey Shore, a daughter of R. Bruce and Gleyna (Walters) Bown. A graduate of Jersey Shore Senior High School, she earned an Associates Degree from WACC now known as Pennsylvania College of Technology. She also earned a Doctorate Degree from the Clayton University of Natural Healing. She was the proprietor of the Natural Health Center in South Williamsport. Connie was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Jersey Shore. She enjoyed traveling; hosting family gatherings and especially loved spending time with her granddaughter, Lauren.
Her survivors include her husband of 35 years, Graffus Johnston and her son, Dean Baker and his wife, Missy of Nesbit; her granddaughter, Lauren Baker. Connie is also survived by her two sisters, Dawn Bergstrom (Ed), Jersey Shore and Diane Miller, Williamsport, her brother David B. Bown, Duboistown; her step-son, Graffus Johnston III (Tracey), Milton, a step-granddaughter, Brittany Heater, Watsontown; nieces and nephews Stephen (Amber), Jared (Natasha) and Wade, (Crissy) Lehman and cousins.
Connie’s Life Tribute will be held Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at 10:30 AM from Calvary Baptist Church, 315 Thompson Street, Jersey Shore, with her Pastors, Jeff Howell and Ryan Schildroth officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Woolrich. Friends and family may be received on Thursday, Oct 15, 2020 at the church from 6 PM to 8 PM and again Friday from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Please observe social distancing and please wear your masks.
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