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Friday February 16th, 2018
2:30pm - 5:00pm

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Friday February 16th, 2018
5:00pm

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Delbert E. Johnson

Johnson – Delbert E., “Del”, 89, of Vinco. Went to be with the Lord on February 12, 2018, at Arbutus Park Manor. Born on December 4, 1928, in Johnstown. Son of the late Harold and Martha (Wilson) Johnson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Pearl (Pekera) Johnson; siblings; Carl, Jacqueline Luginski, and Marjorie Johnson. Del is survived by loving daughters, Janny and Judi; grandson, Joshua Towne and many nieces and nephews. He was a Korean War Veteran serving with the 1st Cavalry Division in the US Army, receiving the Combat Infantry Badge. Del was a member of Summit Chapel United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #137, Windber; former member of the Conemaugh Volunteer Fire Company; Western PA Firemen's Association. He retired from US Steel as an electrician. Del was a loving husband, father, grandfather, animal and music lover, car enthusiast, and Penn State and Steeler Football fan. His quick wit and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him. Del’s family would like to thank their extended family at Arbutus Park Manor (staff and residents) for their loving care. Friends received from 2:30 p.m. until time of service at 5:00 p.m. on Friday at Baker-Harris Funeral Chapel, Conemaugh, with the Rev. Keith H. Lohr, officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by Menoher Post #155 VFW Ritual Team at the funeral home. Private interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Online condolences maybe posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.


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Guestbook

Thinking about the family at this time, rejoicing in the memories and our reunion some day. We appreciated getting to know Delbert and family when he was a roomie with my Dad, Jim, at Arbutus. Peace and comfort to you all.

Phil Mowrey Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM

Great guy and a long time friend.

Gasior Bill Feb 18 2018 12:00 AM

Who is Suzanne Scullion?

Janny (Delbert's daughter) Feb 17 2018 12:00 AM

A Healing Tears - Blue and White was sent on February 14, 2018

We will miss you Uncle Delbert. Love always - Debbie & Marty Naugle & Family

Expression of Sympathy Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM

Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Sometimes we may say Delbert lived a good long life.However, no matter how long one lives, it is never long enough. Be assured of the keeping of this wonderful promise from God: The righteous will possess the earth and live forever on it. There IS going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous. (Acts 25:15) Imagine awakening to a righteous new world where death has been eliminated. Now this is the way God intended it to be from the start. His original purpose will be fulfilled. Please take heart in these beautiful promises. Please visit jw.org for further information regarding the beautiful future that lies just ahead.

Suzanne Scullion Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM

Janny and Judi,
Please accept our deepest condolences in the loss of your father. We will keep you both in our prayers.
Death is not the end, it is only the beginning for those who have passed away, and a PAUSE for those they left behind.
I pray you find great comfort in knowing we will all be together again, in the company of our Heavenly Father.
In God's Love,
Phil, Edna and Nick Powell

Edna Powell Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM

A Beauitful in Blue was sent on February 13, 2018

Now on your journey home, i will remember you always, a favorite uncle and wonderful man, with much love, Renee Johnson Maurel.... Peace to you, now surrounded by those who have gone before, Carla Johnson & Karen Johnson Vandyke

Expression of Sympathy Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM