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Ann (Johnson) Rist

July 26, 1936 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 85)


Ann Johnson Rist, 85, of Taylor, passed away peacefully Saturday at the home of her daughter. Her husband, the former Taylor chief of police, Robert, passed away Aug. 15, 1993.

Born in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late George and Katherine E. Strazik Johnson and was a graduate of Taylor High School class of 1954. For many years, Ann worked for Hyde Grade Pants, Taylor, and retired to watch and nurture her beloved grandchildren. Ann was a lifelong member of St. Paul's Independent Bible Church, Taylor, served on the church council for many years and enjoyed singing in the choir. Attending the meetings of the Taylor Senior Citizens, walking her dog and going out to dinner with her sister and mother were some of the simple pleasures that Ann enjoyed.

Surviving are a daughter, Cheryl (Jack) Werner, Clarks Summit; a son, Robert (Lori), Lakeland, Florida; five beloved grandchildren, Katie Werner, John Werner, Megan (Ken) Doolittle, Jessica Rist and Amanda Rist; a sister, Eleanor Kaminski, Taylor; nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Metro.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Ann's funeral which will be on Friday, April 8th at 10:00 a.m. from the Semian Funeral Home LLC, 704 Union St., Taylor, with services by the Rev. Norm Demming, officiating. Interment will follow in Milwaukee Cemetery.
Friends may call Thursday, April, 7th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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Public Viewing
April 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, PA 18517

Funeral Service
April 8, 2022

10:00 AM
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, PA 18517

Graveside Service
April 8, 2022

11:15 AM
Milwaukee Cemetery
2519 Milwaukee Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

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