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Ellis Johnson

Ellis W. "Mooney" Johnson

Tuesday, June 23rd, 1925 - Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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JOHNSON – Ellis W. “Mooney” 94, formerly of Jenner Township, passed away peacefully June 20, 2020 at The Patriot in Somerset. Born June 23, 1925 in Somerset. Preceded in death by mother Maggie Johnson, grandparents, who helped raise Mooney, Noah, Sr. and Eliza (Snyder) Johnson; son Kevin; sisters Vera Horner, Betty Jane Horner, Gladys Reed and Mary Gilbert and brothers George, James, Eugene, Noah and Leonard Johnson. He is survived by loving wife of 69 years Irene H. (Berkheimer); son Terry Johnson; daughter Tammy (Johnson) Rice and husband Stoney; granddaughter Kelsey (Rice) Colosimo and husband Bill; grandson Brantley “Stone” Rice; great-grandchildren Will and Hallie Colosimo and half-sisters Doris Jane Peterson and Shelby Cunningham. Mooney served in Germany in the U.S. Army during WWII. He spent 26 years working at Glidden Metals in Johnstown. Member of Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church, Jennerstown, and Ferndale Sportsman’s Club. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed his days outdoors, especially driving his Ranger on his hunting property. He was most proud of his impressive 29 buck collection that he accrued over his lengthy hunting career. He was a passionate Pittsburgh Pirates fan and never missed his grandchildren’s baseball and softball games, rain or shine. He was often found tinkering around his garden or making his latest contraption for fishing. He could strike up a conversation with anyone he met and loved showing off his grandchildren and great-grandchildren as they grew. Viewing from 5-7PM Monday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main Street, Boswell. Face coverings are recommended. Funeral service 11AM Tuesday at Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Will Foster presiding. Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church, PO Box 185, Jennerstown, PA 15547. To express condolences, make a donation, or plant a memorial tree, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Hoffman Funeral Home - Boswell
    Address
    409 Main Street
    BOSWELL, PA 15531
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  • Service

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church
    Address
    7520 Somerset Pike
    BOSWELL, PA 15531
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    Officiant
    Pastor Will Foster
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Zion Cemetery
    Address
    724 Klines Mill Road
    BOSWELL, PA 15531
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William Simmons

Posted at 05:03pm
We just recently found out that Mooney had passed away. We are currently in Florida, and both of us were saddened when we heard. I grew up with Irene and Mooney as our neighbor. He was quite a guy. Mooney always had a good story and knew just about everything about the area that my dad called “Fox Hollow.” He will be missed. Our condolences to all the members of the family, especially Terry and Tammy.
Bill and Lynn Simmons
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Ginny Groff

Posted at 09:02pm
Tammy,
I was so sorry to learn of your father's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May your memories bring you comfort and peace.
Ginny

Val Thomas

Posted at 11:02am
Terry, so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Glenn (Crash) and Val
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