Alan "Dean" Johnston


Alan “Dean” Johnston at 72, went to be with his Lord on January 31, 2019. He was born on May 2, 1946 in Washington, PA son of the late W. Arthur Johnston and the late Freda Myers Johnston. Dean taught wood shop, metal shop, and drafting at Bethel Park High School for 40 years where he also coached rifle.  He was a member of Sunset Lodge # 623 F. & A.M.  In his spare time, Dean was a competitive rifle shooter who also enjoyed golfing during his retirement in Ocala Florida. “Uncle Dean” treasured his family and was always caring and kind even in sickness.

 Dean is survived by his sister, Carolyn Warne; brother in-law, Donald Warne; sister in-law, Martha Johnston; son, Jeff Johnston; nieces and nephews; Karen Mealey (Robert), Kevin Warne (Bonnie), Brian Johnston (Olga), Dawn Darnley (Hugh), and Carla Knotts (Vince); great nieces and nephews, Lauren Porter, Dane Mealey, Kara Mealey, Kurtis Warne, Kimmi Lee Warne, Landon Johnston, Hugh Darnley III, Brittany Remy and Kayla Elder.

 He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert “Bob” Johnston; and great niece and nephew, LeAnn Darnley and Chandler Johnston. 

 Friends will be received from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. on Friday- February 15, 2019 in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director.  Sunset Lodge # 623 will render a Masonic Service at 7:00 P.M. on Friday in the funeral home.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday- February 16, 2019 in Pigeon Creek Presbyterian Church, 45 Church Rd. Eighty Four PA 15330 with the Rev. Dawn Sherwood officiating. Those planning on attending the funeral are asked to meet at the church.  Interment will follow in Pigeon Creek Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation at  Condolences may be expressed at