Mary Catherine "Sis" Johnson, nee Joyce, 92, passed away on July 1, 2017 in Deer Park, Texas. Born in Chicago, IL to Peter E. and Katherine Duffy Joyce on July 8, 1924.
Beloved mother of Karen (Martin) Lee, Mary (Joseph) Marinier and deceased daughter Joan (Norman) Rice. Proud grandmother of Vincent, Martin Jr. and John (Elizabeth) Lee; Jason and David Marinier and Christine (Devon) Mouton; Norman III and Matthew Rice. Great grandmother to Shannon and Moira Lee; Nathan, Rylie, Kason and Ava Marinier; Austin and Brian Mouton. Fond sister of Marge and Bernadette, Harry "Pete" and Robert Joyce. "Sis" was aunt to many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. She lived most of her life in Chicago retired from Illinois Bell for many years. She traveled frequently to North Carolina, Louisiana and Texas. Her final home was in Deer Park, Texas with her daughter Mary and family. She loved to make and collect ceramics as well as being active in her favorite pastime of shopping at and hosting garage sales. There will be a private Cremation by Deer Park Funeral Directors prior to a memorial mass on July 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in LaPorte, Texas. Please omit flowers and instead donate to a veteran’s organization of your choosing as "Sis" was sensitive to their needs, in particular, disabled veterans.