Danny E. Johnston, 68, of Aliquippa, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday evening, April 9, 2008.
Born January 19, 1940, he was a son of Jack P. Johnston of Bedford, VA, and the late Lucille (Mayfield) Johnston. A peacetime veteran, Mr. Johnston served in the U.S. Army at the Pentagon and later, in the Army Reserves for a total of 20 years. In 1969, he purchased the Henderson Insurance Agency in Aliquippa, which is now operated by his daughter, Kathleen.
He was a longtime member of the Aliquippa BPO Elks Lodge No. 1221, where he served as secretary and treasurer throughout his membership, was an avid golfer, and faithfully attended his granddaughter’s basketball games.
Deeply missed by his family, he leaves his wife of 47 years, Verna McGinnis Johnston; a daughter, Kathleen Parone, of Aliquippa; two granddaughters, Kaitlin and Kallie Parone, and a brother, Scott Johnston, of Lewisberry, PA.
Services will be private.
The family has suggested memorial contributions be made, if desired, to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Penn Center Blvd,. Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, Tel. 1- 888-DIABETES.
The family is being assisted by the SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Ave, Monaca.
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