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Dana Stephens “Duke” JOHNSTONAge: 95 years19162011

Name
Dana Stephens “Duke” JOHNSTON
Given names
Dana Stephens
Surname
JOHNSTON
Nickname
Duke
Birth January 29, 1916

Death of a wifeDorothy Jane “Dottie” VARY
December 25, 2010 (Age 94 years)
Death December 20, 2011 (Age 95 years)

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Dorothy Jane Vary JohnstonDorothy Jane “Dottie” VARY
Birth: March 18, 1919 35 36Cheswick, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: December 25, 2010Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1916 Warsaw Wyoming County New York, USA Death: Dec. 20, 2011 Sayre Bradford County Pennsylvania, USA

Dana S. "Duke" Johnston, 95, of Sayre, Pa. passed away Tuesday at Sayre House.

He was born January 29, 1916 in Warsaw, N.Y. the son of the late Elwin and Clara Stevens Johnston.

Duke graduated from Sayre Area Schools, Class of 1934 and Duke University, Class of 1938. He owned and operated the Evening Times Newspaper in Sayre, Pa until his retirement. Duke enjoyed golfing and traveling, but mostly spending time with his wife having celebrating 71 years of marriage prior to her passing.

He is predeceased by his wife Dorothy Vary Johnston, brother Arthur Johnston, and sister Mary Ellen.

Dana is survived by his daughter Virginia Zelevich of Toms River, N.J.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-greatgranddaughter; sister, Shirley Hoppe; nephew, Charles Vary; and sister-in-law, Ceil Peterson.

At the request of the family there will be no calling hours or services. The family is being assisted by Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Orange Hill Cemetery.

Family links: Spouse: Dorothy Jane Vary Johnston (1919 - 2010)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial: Orange Hill Cemetery Litchfield Bradford County Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: LDR Record added: Dec 22, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 82272933

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