Barbara Ann Johnston Ph.D. of Manchester NJ formally of Baldwin NY passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019. She was the devoted wife of the late Theodore. Loving mother to Susan Deppert, David (Julie), Kelly(George) Geraghty, Scott and Mark. Adored Grandmother of Andrew, Jonathon, Joseph, Ryan, Connor and Allison. Great Grandmother to Sarah. Loving sister to Virginia, Eleanor and the late John.
Barbara graduated from Hunter College in New York with her BS and MS in Nursing. She received her Ph.D. from Hofstra University and was a Professor of Nursing at Molloy College and Assistant Dean at Washington State University. She was the former Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and most recently was the Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Hess Endowed Chair in Nursing Education, Director of University Online Learning at Monmouth University.
Reposing Towers Funeral Home 2681 Long Beach RD Oceanside, NY Thursday 2-4 and 7-9. A Funeral Mass is scheduled at St Christopher's Church in Baldwin Friday 10am Burial to follow at St Charles Cemetery.
In Lieu of flower donations can be made to the American heart Association. PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 or Heart.org.
We are a family owned and operated Funeral Home in Oceanside and we continue to maintain a long-standing tradition of personalized service that began with Mr. Earl Towers in 1933 and continued with his son Robert E. Towers. We are here to help you through this difficult time
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