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Douglas H. Johns

September 7, 1941 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Douglas Johns Obituary

        Douglas H. Johns, 82, of Wyomissing, passed away December 13, 2023 in his residence.

        Born in Adamstown, Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Howard H. and Mary S. (Steffy) Johns. He was the husband of the late Jeanette K. (Shirey) Johns who passed April 25, 1997 and Betty (Kemmerer) Berk Johns who passed May 13, 2022.

        Doug was a salesman for over 40 years with Lentz Milling, Reading. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Shillington. A 1959 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School, he attended Penn State-Berks. Doug was an active member of the Keystone Fire Company No. 1 of Shillington for over 60 years. He served as President for 30 years and was a Past Fire Police Capton and Trustee. Doug was a member of Clover Park A.A., Berks County Fire Police Assn. and Berks County Firemen’s Assn.

        He is survived by his step-son – Jeffrey S. Berk, Shillington, his step-granddaughter – Katie wife of Elgin Reigner, his step-great grandchildren – Quinn and Raine Reigner. Also surviving are his sisters – Catherine M. widow of Richard S. Fletcher, Sr., Sinking Spring, Henrietta J. widow of Lester R. Lucas, Cumru Twp., Barbara A. widow of Larry J. Wolfe, Cumru Twp., his twin brother – David W. husband of M. Susan Johns, Shillington, and many nieces and nephews.

        The family would like to thank HomeInstead and Tower Health Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Doug during his last few weeks.

        Funeral services on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave, Shillington. Rev. Linda Koslowski, his niece, will officiate. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Shillington. Viewing will be held on Tuesday evening December 19, 2023 from 7:00-8:30 and Wednesday from 10:30-11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, please honor Doug by contributing to the Keystone Fire Company No. 1, 221 Catherine Street, Shillington, PA 19607 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741. www.kleefuneralhome.com

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
December 19, 2023

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

Viewing
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

Please note
Rev. Linda Kozlowski (his niece) will officiate.

Donations

Keystone Fire Company No. 1
221 Catherine Street, Shillington PA 19607

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown MD 21741

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