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Wayne D. Johnson

Wayne D. Johnson, 64, of Driftwood, Pa died in Weedville, Pa on Monday (August 23, 2021) morning following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born March 17, 1957 in McKeesport, Pa a son of the late Donald L. and Elveria Blamick Johnson. He married Debra Ellenberger on July 30, 1977, she survives.

Wayne had worked in the lumber industry many years. He was an avid fisherman and was always happy when he and his wife were fishing. He enjoyed spending time socializing with family and friends at the Driftwood Senior Center.

In addition to his wife Debra, Wayne is survived by a daughter, Missy (Tim) Moore, Emporium; their dog, Fritz and the late dog Chico; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry (Hazel) Ellenberger and their son, Doug and his children, Cameron and Aaron; brother and sister-in-law, Gary (Darlene) Ellenberger and their children, Shawn (Rebecca) and Jessica (Mike); and close friends, Phil (Kathy) Brogan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother and father-in-law, Rod and Betty Ellenberger. Wayne had always wished to be cremated so that when his ashes are spread, he can come back as part of nature. At his request there will be no public service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Driftwood Senior Center, PO Box 99, Driftwood, PA 15832

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Sympathy Gift courtesy of Deborah L. Groves. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Wayne D. Johnson.

Deborah L. Groves Sep 9 2021 1:57 PM

Deb and family, We were so sorry to hear about Wayne's passing and wanted you to know we are praying for you all. God be with you.

Marie Hugar and Jerry Woods Aug 30 2021 2:14 PM

So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing!! May you and your daughter find comfort in all of your beautiful memories! We will all miss Wayne at Dialysis!! So glad Cheryl and I got to meet your daughter! Beautiful family!! Come and see us any time, Deb! Big hugs to you both! Love Doreen Kinnan

Doreen Kinnan Aug 27 2021 2:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Wayne Johnson

Doreen Kinnan Aug 27 2021 2:39 PM

Many fond memories with Wayne and Melissa at camp Augustana. Our sympathy and prayers to the family. Sheryle (Thomasj McNeal

Sheryle McNeal Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

so sorry to hear of waynes passing...he can fly with the eagles now...god bless

Patricia J Sherry Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences on Waynes passing. Heaven has surely gained a sweet angel. Prayers to you Deb and Missy . May God Bless and Comfort you both.

Vicky Sherry Faherty Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

Deb sorry to hear about the passing of Wayne. The center will not be the same without him. May he R.I.P.

FRANCES LONG Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

Deb, We are so sorry to hear about Wayne We are thinking of you, Missy and Tim during this difficult time and keeping you on our prayers. Daryl and Cindy Mains and family

Daryl and Cindy Mains and family Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

Planting a tree in honor of Waynes love for nature and the Pennsylvania mountains. He will be greatly missed. with love, Bonnie and Ray

with love, Bonnie and Ray Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

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