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Everett F. Johnson Jr. Obituary
Everett F. Johnson, Jr., a lifetime resident of Newtown PA, passed away peacefully at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, on October 5, 2012. He was 73.
Rett was born in Bristol, PA, to the late Everett F. Johnson Sr. and Anna K. Johnson (Allinson). Rett was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Linda A. Johnson (Clark), who passed away in 2006. Linda and Rett enjoyed 44 years of marriage together.
He was a graduate of Council Rock High School and received his Bachelor's Degree from Shippensburg University and his Master's Degree from Temple University.
Rett took great pride in his career as a Social Studies Teacher at Council Rock High School where he taught for 38 years. He also taught at Bucks County Community College and Rider University. Rett was a volunteer ambulance driver for American Legion Ambulance, a member and past President of the Newtown Exchange Club and a member of the Knights of Pythias and Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity. He served as a Councilman on Newtown Borough Council. An erudite and enthusiastic scholar, Rett was a winner of a Fulbright Scholarship and studied formally in Japan and China. He was an avid reader and a student and teacher of European history, political science, and East Asian culture and history for his entire life.
Rett is survived by his son, Michael and daughter-in-law Kathleen, his grand children Elizabeth and Jack Everett, his son Peter and daughter-in-law Wendy and his grand children Lindsey and Nolan, his brother Eric and sister-in-law Janet Johnson (Fulmor). He was a loving and wonderful father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many people and he will be sadly missed.
A family funeral service was held at NewtownUnite.d Methodist Church on Monday, October 8th. In lieu of flowers, please send donation; in his memory to Pickering Manor, 226 N. Lincoln Ave. Newtown, PA or to Newtown Ambulance, 2651 S. Eagle Road, Newtown, PA 18940.

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Published in Advance of Bucks County from Oct. 10 to Oct. 17, 2012
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