Deborah Lee Johnston, 65 of Vanderbilt, died unexpectedly, Sunday afternoon, August 5, 2018, at Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Center, East Huntingdon Twp., while being comforted by her loving family.
She was born June 16, 1953, in Connellsville, the daughter of the late Calvin and Dorothy Murphy Thorpe.
Deborah was a graduate of Connellsville High School Class of 1971. She had been employed as a Nursing Aid for 30 years at Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Center.
She was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Sister to her family.
Deborah is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.
Her Loving Children:
Amy Johnston of Mt. Pleasant
Larry Johnston, Jr. and fiancé Tonya Smith of West Newton
Ashley Johnston and fiancé Raymond Grimm, Jr. of Vanderbilt, with whom Deborah resided
And their Father, Larry Johnston, Sr. and Earla Goodwin of Connellsville.
Her Five Grandchildren:
Daniel and Rebecca Nicklow
And Jamie Coleman
Her Two Brothers:
Roy Thrope of Mill Run
Jim Thorpe and wife Tracy of Woodale
In addition to her parents, Deborah was preceded in death by:
Infant Daughter: Glenda Johnston
Sister: May Bryner
Two Brothers: John Hall and Calvin Eugene Thorpe
Deborah’s family will greet friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale, Wednesday from 4PM – 7PM.
To view online obituary, sign guest registry, send condolences, flowers , donations or to obtain directions, please visit www.kapr.com
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