Death – The Titusville community mourns the loss of a beloved young man, Ethan R. Johnson, whose life was tragically cut short on December 17, 2023, due to injuries sustained in a car accident. Ethan, 24, was an integral part of this close-knit town, leaving behind a legacy of love, kindness, and cherished memories.
Born on July 11, 1999, Ethan was a proud graduate of Titusville High School, Class of 2017, and Venango Co. Vo-Tech, where he earned a degree in CNC Machining. He was a dedicated machinist at Grand Valley Manufacturing, showcasing his skills and passion in his work. But beyond his professional pursuits, Ethan was known for his warm and caring nature. He had an infectious smile that brightened everyone’s day. He was a true outdoorsman, finding solace in hunting and embracing the beauty of nature. His love for the wilderness was matched only by the love he held for his family and friends.
Ethan is survived by his devoted fiancé Christy McCann and her daughter Emma, his parents Jason Johnson and Katie Allen, and siblings Devon, Cameron, Braden, Iziah, Abel, and Madalynn. He leaves behind a network of loving grandparents, extended family members, close friends, and community members who treasured his presence. To honor Ethan’s life and bid him farewell, visitation will be held at Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home Inc. on December 20th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., continuing on December 21st from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A heartfelt funeral service will follow, officiated by Pastor Tim Harger.
In a celebration of Ethan’s life, a dinner will be hosted at the Pleasantville Vol. Fire Dept., allowing everyone to share their cherished memories and support each other during this difficult time. As we gather to remember Ethan and bid him a final goodbye at Triumph Swedish Union Cemetery, let us hold onto the laughter, love, and memories he gifted us. Ethan’s radiant spirit will live on in our hearts forever. Rest in peace, Ethan—you will be deeply missed.