Pamela (Olshack) DeJohn

November 4, 1946 ~ July 31, 2018 (age 71)

Pam DeJohn

Wife, Mother, Daughter,

Sister, Grandma, Aunt, Friend


Pamela Louise Marie DeJohn (Olshack), 71, lost her battle with dementia on July 31, 2018 at Townview Health and Rehabilitation Center in Canonsburg, PA.  

    The daughter of the late Joseph “Red” A. Olshack and the late Josephine A. Olshack (Shankovich), she was born on November 4, 1946 in Canonsburg, PA and was a 1964 graduate of Canon-McMillan High School.

    Prior to her battle with dementia, Pamela enjoyed spending time with her family, dancing, shopping, gardening and decorating her home.  She selfishly spent many years of her life taking care of others, before sadly losing the ability to take care of herself.

    She was the loving wife of Thomas M. DeJohn, her husband of 31 years, who was her ultimate caregiver and whose love was constant and unconditional throughout her life.  In addition to her husband, also surviving is a sister, Judith (Butch) Woznichak of Canonsburg, PA; four daughters: Kim (Larry) Stephenson of Maidens, VA, Amy (Willie) Ammons of Washington, PA, Trenae Caruso of Washington, PA and Taira(Jaret) Whitney of Tavares, FL; grandchildren: Dalton Ammons, Savannah Ammons, Kadyn Caruso and Kyler Caruso of Washington, PA, Richard (Cameron) Stephenson, Becky Stephenson, Alan (Beth) Stephenson and Emily (Keith) Herbert of VA, Gavin Powell and JW Whitney of FL; sister in laws Della Hritsko of Washington and Shirley (Stogie) Broglia of Cecil; great grandchildren, Nicholas and Amie Smith of VA and many nephews and nieces.  

    In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Gabrielle Jones.

    Friends and family will be received from 2pm to 8pm, Friday August 3rd in DeAngelos Funeral Home at 194 East College Street in Canonsburg.  A funeral service will be held Saturday August 4, 2018 in the funeral home with Rev. Steve Parkhill officiating. Burial will be held at Oak Spring Cemetery in Canonsburg at a later date.



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