James E. Johnston Jr.

James E. Johnston Jr.

James E. Johnston Jr., 81, of Tanglewood Manor, formerly of 611 Busti Sugar Grove Road, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in UPMC Hamot, Erie.

He was born April 28, 1940, in Philipsburg, Pa., the son of the late James and Elma Winters Johnston, Sr.

He was a 1958 graduate of Quincy High School.

For many years he worked at Don’s Car Wash in the bakery. He earlier had worked for Jones Bakery and at the Chautauqua Mall in maintenance.

He enjoyed Civil War reenactments and pitching horseshoes. He was a member of the Falconer Horseshoe League.

Surviving is a son, Michael (Lakota) Johnston of Lakewood; two grandchildren: Emmalee Johnston of Frewsburg, and Baylee Johnston of Lakewood; and a brother, Richard Johnston of Kennedy.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Raner Johnston, whom he married June 16, 1967, and who died Jan. 11, 2018; and three sisters: Phyllis, Iris and Cora.

No funeral service or visitation will be observed.

Inurnment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

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