Edie Johnston

1948 - 2018

Of Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully after a 6 year battle with cancer at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Edith “Edie” Delma Johnston (nee Ashkewe) at the age of 69 years. Beloved mother of Victor and his partner Barb, of Toronto, Lorne (partner Shannon Johnston), of Neyaashiinigmiing, and Jody, of Toronto. Cherished grandmother of Lorna-Shaye Johnston, Jesse Lucier, Jordan Blais, and Maddox Johnston. Devoted sister of Ian Solomon, Marty Elliott, Milton Godfrey, and Douglas Godfrey; and sister-in-law of Helen Elliott, Janet Omiatek, Diane Hamlyn, Keith Johnston, and Gail Johnston. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Milton and Ethel; and brother, Larry Elliott. Edie was a proud member of the Maadookii Senior’s Group. Friends are invited to gather with family at the Maadookii Seniors Centre on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A service to celebrate Edie’s life will be conducted from the Cape Croker United Church on Thursday May 10, 2018 at 11 o’clock. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Maadookii Seniors Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly 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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