Edward Johnson

Edward Johnson, 66, Morris Run, passed away Feb. 28, 2013. Born in Rummerfield on Jan. 5, 1947, he was the son of the late Nobel and Hazel Johnson.

Ed married the former Debra Holley Nov. 14, 1981. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam era. He retired from Ward Manufacturing; he was a member of Theodore Roosevelt American Legion Post No. 167, Morris Run, and the Blossburg Fire Department.

Survivors, in addition to his wife Debra of Morris Run, are his children, Scott Short and wife Jen, N.C., Tracy Short, S.C., Marea Thornton and husband Jeff, Mansfield, Mindy Lefelhoc and husband Mark, Mansfield, Shannon Houseweart and husband Wayne, N.C. and Betty Farr and husband Chris, Morris Run; also surviving are four sisters, a brother, 19 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Family and friends will be received at the Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5. Services will follow at 7 p.m. Interment will be at Arbon Cemetery.