JOHNSON, Alina Zofja (née Schenk)

Alina Zofja Johnson (née Schenk)
Born Warsaw, Poland, October 17, 1923; died at home in Ottawa, Canada, April 4, 2018. Wife, mother, grandma, school secretary, real estate agent, phenomenal gardener, skilled seamstress, prolific knitter, combative card player, outspoken political commentator, jewelry  designer, alpine skier, multi-linguist, wartime motorcyclist and document forger, and avid Jeopardy fan. Alina was the calm centre of her lively family, who will gather with friends later this year to celebrate her life. Her ashes will join those of her late husband Jack (d. 1999) in the McGillivray Cemetery near Bancroft.  Messages of condolences may be left at