Bruce Johnson

  • Born: December 3, 1945
  • Died: January 25, 2017
  • Location: Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Bruce W. Johnson, 71 of Schuylkill Haven (formerly Ridley Park) passed away Wednesday Jan. 25, 2017 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill in Pottsville. He was born in Philadelphia Dec. 3, 1945 to the late Casper & Virginia (Shurter) Johnson. Bruce was a 1964 Graduate of Ridley Park HS and proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Veterans of Vietnam War Post 29, Schuylkill Co. where he was past Commander and past Vice Commander. He was also a member and past Sergeant at Arms at the Robert E. Baker American Legion Post 38 in Schuylkill Haven. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Kathleen Koch Johnson and their beloved Australian shepherds.
Survivors include: Companion Kathleen Kimmel of Schuylkill Haven, John Koch (Linda) of Delaware, James Koch (Cheryl) of Boyertown, Kristina Koch Gartside (Thomas), Ronald Koch (Maureen) and Lawrence Koch all of Ridley Park, Edward Koch (Cathy) of Nottingham, and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and a countless number of friends and Harley Riders. Also survived by brother, James Johnson.
Family and friends are invited to attend his Graveside Memorial Service at 1 PM on Saturday Feb. 4, 2017 at Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield.
In lieu of flowers donations are welcome to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Robert E. Baker American Legion Post 38, Schuylkill Haven or The Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences at


Condolence & Memory Journal

My sympathy to the family.May Almighty God give you the strength to endure until his promises are fulfilled.Isaiah 35:5,6

Posted by Dee    December 10, 2018

"That's All... Brother"

Posted by Jim Johnson - Ridley Park, PA - Brother   January 31, 2017

RIP Wister, my friend and classmate at RPHS. Thank you for your service to our country.

Posted by Jerry Lauer - Bradenton, FL - Friend   January 29, 2017

You will surely be missed Bruce! Rest in peace my friend.

Posted by Eileen Maberry - Schuylkill Haven, PA - Friend   January 28, 2017

May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. My heartfelt condolences to the family during this time of sorrow. (1Corinthains 15:26) Please find peace in knowing that God understands your grief and He cares. 1 Peter 5:6,"

Posted by Demetrius C - San Diego, CA - Significant Other   January 28, 2017

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