Idell "Stroke" Johnson, Jr.

Idell Johnson, Jr., age 73, of Conshohocken, PA, departed this life on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. 

Idell, affectionally known to everyone as “Stroke”, was born in West Conshohocken, PA, on November 15, 1948, and was the son of the late Idell and Fannie B. (Guinyard) Johnson, Sr.   

Stroke lived most of his life in Conshohocken.  At an early age, he attended The Historic St. John AME Church of Conshohocken.  He was a graduate of Conshohocken High School.  After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army.

Upon returning home from his tour in Vietnam, Stroke was employed at several of the manufacturing companies in Conshohocken.

Stroke leaves to cherish his fond and precious memories, nine siblings, Otis (Cynthia) Guinyard, Barbara (Rufus) Kee, Fannie Rebecca Merrick, Rev. Walter (LaFrance) Johnson, Rev. William L. (Lisa) Johnson, Joseph N. (Sharon) Johnson, Rev. Bertha I. Johnson, Mary L. Johnson, and Millie (Derek) Pearson.  He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends.  

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers George "Frankie" Johnson and Blanch "BJ" Johnson. 

Relatives and friends are invited to the public viewing on Sunday afternoon, January 30, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA.

His Homegoing Service will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.  Regardless of your vaccination status, please respect the family’s wishes and wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Interment will be private on Monday, January 31, 2022, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.


Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA, (610) 828-0330