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Hershell “Chuck” Johnston

  • On November 22, 2019
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Hershell “Chuck” Johnston, age 85 of Houston, PA formerly of McDonald, PA passed away surrounded by family in his home on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Born August 18, 1934, he was the son of the late Christina and Hershell Johnston. Beloved husband to Barbara Johnston. Loving father Lynne (Kevin) Mulroy and Sherri (Rod) Abbrederis. Cherished Pappy to Luke, Loren, Danni and Casey Abbrederis. Loving brother to Robert (June) Johnston. Loving uncle to Rob Johnston and Sandy (Rich) Pupi.

Hershell enjoyed woodworking, model trains and his workshop. He loved his John Deere tractor and gator, but most importantly spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.

At the family’s request, all services will be held privately. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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6 Comments

Kim Karl
  • Nov 22 2019
Lynne, To you, Kevin, your family and especially your Mom, you have my sympathy. I’m sure he had a great full life. I’ll keep you all in my prayers. I miss you!
Cheryl McDermitt
  • Nov 22 2019
God bless Chuck. God give Mom, Lynne, Sherri, and Uncle Bob strength at this difficult time. I will remember you in my prayers. I am so sorry.
June
  • Nov 23 2019
My memories of Chuck will live on forever in my heart. Our younger, crazy days laughing and dancing, our children growing up with multiple visits to Pittsburgh throughout the years, his good humor even when the days became difficult, our trips to the candy store (for ice cream). I am thankful for Barbara who made his life comfortable and happy with her love and to Sherry and Lynne for their never ending vigilance. He will be missed and always loved. June
Robert Johnston
  • Nov 23 2019
As my Brother, I could not have asked for anyone more caring and thoughtful and willing to help me, if and when needed. I have memories of so many enjoyable times we shared together. He will always be with me. My only regret is we couldn't live closer to each other to enjoy even more good times. I must say, his loving wife gave him more care than anyone could have ever imagined throughout their lives together. His daughters and grand daughters did the same. Charlie lived a charmed life and will always be remembered as a person you could count on. He will be missed and never forgotten. Little Brother BOB..
Terry L Smith
  • Nov 24 2019
As a friend of Charlie, I grew up with him in McDonald, PA. I knew him since grade school and he treated me as a younger brother. He was an excellent pattern maker, woodworker and electrician. His wife, Barb, and daughters, Lynne and Sherry and granddaughters were devoted to him. Charlie was always friendly and would do anything possible to help others whenever needed. Rest in peace, Charlie, you will be missed.
Alex Work
  • Dec 1 2019
I’m so sorry to hear of Chuck’s passing. I have a lot of great memories of Chuck from back in McDonald High School. He was a fun loving guy and loved to laugh. He will be missed by all who knew him. I never met his family, but my sincere condolences go out to you all.
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