James R. Johns

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James R. Johns, 84, of Pottsville, passed away Thursday at Broad Mountain Health and Rehabilitation Center, Frackville.

Born in Port Carbon, Nov. 6, 1933, he was a son of the late George and Thelma Reading Johns.

Jim was a graduate of Soldiers Memorial High School, Class of 1951.

He served in the Navy in the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1954.

Jim worked first as a draftsman for the Dye Design Department at ALCOA, Cressona. He then became a Realtor, working for Robert Koch Real Estate and Ryan Real Estate. Jim last worked as the manager secretary for Cressona Borough until retiring.

Jim was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ, Cressona, and a 50-year member of the Mason's Cressona F&AM Lodge 222. Jim had a love for animals, especially his dogs.

Jim is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ronaleen M. Wehner Johns, Pottsville; a daughter, Lois Ann Muscara and her husband, Frank, Pottsville; two sons, James K. Johns and his wife, Germaine, Cressona, and Jeffrey S. Johns, Schuylkill Haven; five grandchildren, Frank Muscara Jr., Samantha Kupper and her husband, Jared, Evan and Ryan Johns, and Christina Fenstermacher; three great-grandchildren, Kayson Kupper, Emily Daniels and Lily Fenstermacher; cousins, Brian and Gerald Reading, both of Schuylkill Haven; aunt, Clara Reading, Elizabethtown; his very best friend, Victor Caruso and his wife, Erma, Palmyra.

A religious service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon, with Pastor Bruce Dalious officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with a Masonic service being held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and again from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 13, 2018
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