Mrs. Johanna Ayoub, age 68, of Ilion, NY passed away on Thursday January 23, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital with the love and support of her family.
She was born on November 10, 1951 in Reykjavik, Iceland a daughter of the late Gunnar Gisli Porsteinsson and Ingibjorg Jona Guolaugsdottir and was educated and grew up in Iceland. Johanna came to the US and Utica as a young woman, was married and raised her children here. She was employed with RCIL for over 22 years retiring in 2019. A loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law Angela and Steven Chiricosta of Deerfield and Pamela and Heman Higgins of FL.; one son Theodore Ayoub, III of CA.; four beloved grandchildren Nicholas and Alyssa Chiricosta and Honor and Hanna Higgins; her loving and devoted companion of over 20 years Darrel Countryman of Ilion; one sister and two brothers in Iceland and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother. Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family with burial in Iceland.