Anthony F. Johnson passed away at home on March 17, 2023, at the age of 50. He is the beloved youngest son of Caroline (nee Richey) and the late Frank A. Johnson Jr. Dear brother of Kathleen Bennett (Glenn), Frank Johnson (Celeste), and William Johnson. Loving uncle to Danielle Johnson, Maria Elena Johnson, Ryan Johnson, the late Jacob Johnson, and great uncle to Julian and Jolene. Sadly missed by his uncle and godfather Al Johnson, his cousins, and his many friends.
Anthony, or “Tony” as his friends called him, was raised in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. During his childhood,he met many people who would become lifelong friends. He graduated from Northeast Catholic High School for Boys, Class of 1990. He later worked as a machinist for medical equipment. Anthony was a hard worker and was well liked by his coworkers.
Anthony was an avid Philadelphia sports fan who supported all of his hometown teams, especially the Eagles, Phillies, and Flyers. He enjoyed parties with his Moyer Street Gang or even sitting in the yard, having a few beers. He also enjoyed time spent at home with his mom, watching game shows.
Anthony will remembered as a kind, sweet, and considerate person who loved to make people laugh and smile. He had a great sense of humor and was well liked by everyone who met him, whether it be a friend, neighbor, or coworker. To know Anthony was to love him and he will be greatly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral Friday March 24, 2023 beginning at 10:30am in the McElvarr Funeral Home 1415-17 East Susquehanna Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19125 (Fishtown). Funeral service 12pm
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