Richard W. Johnson January 4, 1932 - March 6, 2018

Richard W. Johnson, 86, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in the St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township.  He was the husband of the late Marilyn J. (Falk) Johnson.  Richard was born in Allentown a son of the late William and Anna S. (Heydt) Johnson. He was employed as a clerk and stock chaser for Mack Trucks for many years before retiring in 1987. Richard was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Allentown. He was a member of the Knight of Columbus Council # 528, Fourth Degree. Richard was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan for over 70 years.

Survivors: Son, Richard W. Johnson II of Northampton; sister, Gloria M. and her husband Royal N. “Buzz” Peiffer of Allentown.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Monday to be preceded by a viewing from 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. Monday in the St. Francis of Assisi Church 1046 West Cedar St., Allentown. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Allentown. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers contributions to the church, 1046 W. Cedar St., Allentown 18102.


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