Archie Johnston

1947 - 2018

Of Neyaashiinigmiing, passed peacefully in the presence of his loving wife and niece at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Joseph Archie Johnston at the age of 71 years. Beloved husband of 25 years to Joyce (nee Nadjiwon). Proud adoptive father of Ocean Elliott; and father figure to Josie Dingler, Brett and Martin Elliott, and Meadow Albert; and step-father to Kenneth Albert (Sheila), of Neyaashiinigmiing, Gail (Larry Hill), and Susie (Ben Ninham), both of Chippewas of The Thames. Cherished grandfather of many, and great-grandfather of three. Sadly missed by sisters, Theresa (Werner Zach), of Purple Valley, Justin Johnston, of Neyaashiinigmiing, Monica (Bill Anderson), of Owen Sound: brother-in-law Greg Nadijwon (Mary Ashkewe); sister-in-law Gail Nadjiwon. Predeacesed by his parents, John and Catherine (nee Debassige); and his brother John. Family invite friends to visitation at the Cape Croker Community Centre, Neyaashiinigmiing on Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where a service to celebrate Archie’s life will be conducted on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 1 o’clock. Interment in Little Port Elgin Cemetery. Donations to the Salvation Army Wiarton would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

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