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Johanna Burch Candler

March 31, 1964 August 13, 2018
Johanna Burch Candler
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Obituary for Johanna Burch Candler

Johanna Burch Candler, 54, was found resting peacefully at her home in Oak Ridge, TN on the morning of August 13, 2018. She was born in Durham, North Carolina to Joseph and Judith (Ferris) Burch. As a Senior Engineer, she traveled the world and dedicated the last 19 years of her life to Jacobs Engineering in Oak Ridge. From the workplace, Johanna's interests spread to outdoor sports. She was an avid backpacker, a day hiker, and a promising nature photographer, A life member of the NRA and a recent inductee into the Norsemen Shooting Team based at Windrock Range and Training Center of Oliver Springs, TN, Johanna acquired an early interest in firearms and became a skilled participant in competitive shooting events at Windrock and at the Oak Ridge Sportsmen's Association (ORSA). Johanna's ability and dedication inspired all who knew her. She will be sorely missed.
Johanna is survived by her father, Joseph B. Burch of Charlottesville, VA, her sister, Gretchen Ferris Green of Philadelphia, and brother Robert P. McNish and his wife Sarah Mundell of Falls Church, VA. She was preceded in death by her mother Judith Ferris Burch..
A celebration of Johanna's life will be held at Weatherford Mortuary of Oak Ridge on September 9, 2018, at 3:00 pm. Please come and share a story or two about our beloved friend.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Johanna may be made to the Oak Ridge Police, 200 South Tulane Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
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3:00 PM 9/9/2018 3:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

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Oak Ridge Police

200 S. Tulane Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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