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Martha Bellah Johnson

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February 15, 1943 – April 12, 2016

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our loving Mother and Grandmother Martha Bellah Johnson. Martha was called to glory on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Martha B. Johnson has touched and left loving memories with all those she has encountered. Her warm, loving and welcoming spirit is one we will not soon forget.

Martha is survived by her husband, Robert Morgan, seven children, Angeline King-Jimice, Anna Carson-Hilaire, Janet Okanta, Alexander Okanta, Samuel Okanta, Tinisi Young and Wonwin Young; twenty-one grandchildren, Harrison Toh, Michelle Carson, James Kieh Nimene, Belloh Julius, Emma Kahler, Ronald Tarpeh, Ralphiette Tarpeh, Kasonna Samms, Lexus Young, Davon Young, Tinisi Young, Jr., Asia Young, Amber Young, Carol Reynolds, Janet Okanta, Alexandra Okanta, Natasha Johnson, Diamond Clarke, Amire Young, Amaya Young and Austin Young; seven great grandchildren, Steve Gono, Jamesetta Nimene, James Nimene, Jr., Gabriella Asumah, Ethan Paasawe, Zayden Young and Genesis Selwion; two brothers, Myer Swen and  Chea Swen. She is predeceased by her parents, Amos & Daisy Swen, her brothers, Alexander Swen, Frederick Swen & Joseph Swen, and her son, Joseph Okanta.

Martha will be greatly missed by her family, friends and loved ones.

Viewing and Wake: Friday, May 6, 2016
Andrew Torregrossa & Sons Funeral Home
2265 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11234

Viewing: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wake: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Funeral: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Presbyterian Church of St. Albans
190-4 119th Ave
St. Albans, Queens, NY 11412

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Occasions Catering & Banquet Hall
127-08 Merrick Blvd.
Springfield Gardens, Queens, NY 11434

Immediately after service

Anna Adoley Carson 347-743-3130    Michelle Carson 917-279-6874
Janet Okanta 678-308-2365    Belloh Julius 404-839-6664

Travel Arrangements

For Airline Tickets:
Please select JFK International Airport as your arriving airport

Hotel Accommodations:
Hampton Inn, 144-10 135th Ave, South Ozone Park, NY 11436, (718) 322-7500
(For special rates at Hampton Inn use guest code Janet Mother’s Home Going Celebration)

Radisson Hotel, 135-30 140th St, Jamaica, NY 11436, (718) 322-2300
Holiday Inn, 153-70 S Conduit Ave, Jamaica, NY 11434, (718) 977-3100
Hilton New York, 144-02 135th Ave, Jamaica, NY 11436, (718) 659-0200
Sleep Inn, 177-08 Liberty Ave, Jamaica, NY 11433, (718) 297-7000

Note: All hotels are approximately a 20 minute drive to the funeral home for the wake and 12 minute drive to the church for the funeral.