On Sept. 4, 2022 Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, Cousin, Sister and friend passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 86.
Johanna was born Jan 28, 1936 to Emma and Lou Guida in Corona, New York.
She is survived by her two daughters, Barbara Gallagher of Bountiful, UT (Kelly).
Diana Van of Las Vegas, NV (Michael), brother Dominick Guida and nephew Dominic Copeland (Aimee). Preceded in death by her husband, father, mother and daughter Janet Doyle of Reno, NV (Jim)
Johanna has left behind 9 grandchildren,17 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great grandson whom she adored and loved to be around, as well as many others whom she considered her family.
She grew up in New York in a very large Italian family whom she loved very much. She married and moved to Southern CA with her husband at the time, James Mangano, and her 2 young daughters. After a year her 3rd daughter was born.
Johanna remarried in 1962 to Eugene Bowen, moved with her 3 girls to Huntington Beach, CA where she lived in the same home for the next 53 years.
Her family’s fondest memories are all of the trips to CA to visit with her, go to the beach, play cards, go fishing, watching movies and eating the good food she would make. There was always something delicious cooking on her stove.
Due to health concerns she moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in Feb of 2015 with her daughter and son in law to live out the remainder of her days surrounded by her family…