Joseph Wayne Johnston – ALIQUIPPA (RACCOON TWP.)

Joseph Wayne Johnston, 47, of Aliquippa (Raccoon Twp.), died peacefully Monday morning, July 25, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver, with his family at his side.

Born October 16, 1968, in Rochester, he was the beloved son of Patricia A. (Douglas) and her husband Joseph LeCerf of Aliquippa, and the late James Edward Johnston. He was a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church. Since graduating from New Horizon School in 1989, he has worked at the BCRC workshop in New Brighton for over 25 years, his favorite place to be except for coaching the Potter Raccoon Red Devils midget football team, where he was made head coach last year. He was also a big fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Penguins.

In addition to his mother and stepfather, he is survived by his brother, James David and his wife Jodi Johnston, Raccoon Twp.; his stepbrothers, Joseph P. LeCerf Jr. of Ambridge and Donald G. LeCerf of Georgia, and his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Douglas of Raccoon Twp. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

Cremation will take place. His memorial visitation will be held Saturday, July 30, 2016, from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. in the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA 15050. Rev Wilmer Olszewski, of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church, will officiate.

He will be laid to rest with his father in the John Anderson Memorial Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Good Samaritan for the kindness extended to Joseph and his family.

Memorial donations, in his name, may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver.

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