Robert Walter Johnson, of Allegheny West, formerly of Murrysville, died on August 20, 2019. Born June
15, 1943 to Robert and Martha Johnson of Boalsburg, PA, he was married for 48 years to the late
Michele Potisek Johnson with whom he raised his only daughter, Quinn. Robert earned his degree from
Pennsylvania State University in Engineering and ultimately became a Certified Hydraulic Engineer
working in both engineering and sales. He will be remembered for his great love for his wife, daughter
and grandchildren, his lifelong fascination with how all things work, his beloved 1959 Triumph, and the
unique house he and his wife designed and built in Allegheny West. He is survived by his daughter
Quinn Johnson (with husband Brian Edleman) of Highland Park, and grandchildren Archer and Bode. His
only brother Craig passed away on August 27, 2019. The family will hold a private celebration of his life.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made in Robert’s name to The ALS
Association, Western Pennsylvania Chapter.
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