Johanna Dandoy

Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2005

Former Juneau resident Johanna (Marvin) Dandoy died Jan. 18, 2005, at her home in Las Vegas.

She was born April 13, 1955, to Lillian and Harvey Marvin at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka. She moved to Juneau with her family in the summer of 1973 and graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1975.

She married U.S. Coast Guard Aramis "Ray" Dandoy Jr. in 1975. The couple moved to Alameda, Calif., and lived there until June, 1977. Following his discharge, they moved back to Juneau. She worked as a clerk typist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Her hobbies included crocheting, sewing and cooking. She collected books and donated recipes to organizations that compiled cookbooks.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years.

She is survived by her two sons, Jason and Jeremy Dandoy of Las Vegas; parents, Lillian and Harvey Marvin of Juneau; brothers, Peter Marvin and his wife, Audrey of Juneau; LeRoy Marvin of Juneau; and Charlie Marvin and his wife, Rita of Spokane, Wash.; sister, Janice Garner of Las Vegas; and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to a memorial dinner at 4:30 p.m., March 21 at the Alaska Native Brotherhood in Juneau.

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