James Robert Johns

Born: Mon., Nov. 6, 1933
Died: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Masonic Service

6:30 PM Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Religious Service

10:30 AM Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

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James R. Johns, age 84, of Pottsville, PA passed away Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at Broad Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Frackville.

Born in Port Carbon, PA on November 6, 1933, he was the son of the late George and Thelma (Reading) Johns.

Jim was a graduate of Soldier's Memorial High School, Class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1954.  Jim worked first as a draftsman for the Dye Design Department at ALCOA in Cressona. He then became a Realtor, working for Robert Koch Real Estate and Ryan Real Estate. Jim last worked as the Manager Secretary for the Cressona Borough until retiring.

Jim was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ in Cressona and he was a 50 year member of the Mason's Cressona F. & A. M. Lodge 222. Jim had a love for animals, especially his dogs.

Jim is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ronaleen M. (Wehner) Johns, Pottsville; a daughter Lois Ann Muscara and her husband Frank, Pottsville; 2 sons: James K. Johns and his wife Germaine, Cressona and Jeffrey S. Johns, Schuylkill Haven; 5 grandchildren: Frank Muscara Jr., Samantha Kupper and her husband Jared, Evan and Ryan Johns, and Christina Fenstermacher; 3 great-grandchildren: Kayson Kupper, Emily Daniels, and Lily Fenstermacher; cousins: Brian and Gerald Reading, both of Schuylkill Haven; aunt Clara Reading, Elizabethtown; and his very best friend Victor Caruso and his wife Erma, Palmyra. 

A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon at 10:30AM on Thursday, January 18th, with Pastor Bruce Dalious officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday evening from 6-8PM, with a Masonic Service being held at 6:30PM and Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30AM at the Funeral Home.

Interment with Military Honors will be held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville.

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Jim Corrigan
   Posted Sat January 13, 2018
So sorry for your loss, Ronaleen. Prayers for you and your family.

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