Joseph John Ferraro, 90, of Shrewsbury, New Jersey and formerly of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania passed on Monday, January 3, 2022 in Holmdel, New Jersey. He was the loving husband of the late Patricia (Clinchot) Ferraro, who passed away in 2010.
MOUNTAINHOME - Pastor Barry L. Whitmer, 76, of Mountainhome, died Wednesday afternoon, December 22, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono in East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Darlene J. (Dewitsky) Whitmer with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.
Donald William Langsdorf Jr., 65, of Canadensis, died Saturday, November 27, 2021 at home surrounded by his closest family. He was the loving husband of Katherine Maria (Bader) Langsdorf with whom he shared 45 years of marriage.
Oliver B. Johnson Jr., 72, of Cresco, died Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at home. He was the loving husband of Marianna M. (Blunt) Johnson, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage.
Born in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of Oliver B. Johnson Sr. of Jacksonville, Florida and the late Lillian (Haywood) James.
Completely self-taught, Oliver started drawing when he received encouragement and an art set from his beloved grandfather as young boy. His turning point came in 1977 when he joined Nichiren Buddhism and in the same year, he was featured in a Bedford-Stuyvesant art show in Brooklyn, whereupon his fame sky-rocketed. Now considered one of the greatest artists of our time, his works are included in major art collections in the United States and Europe.