Monica Johnston

1957 - 2022

1957 - 2022 Of Owen Sound and Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully at Chapman House Hospice in Owen Sound on August 26, 2022. Monica Teren Johnston at the age of 65 years. Beloved lifelong partner of Bill Anderson (Owen Sound) and best friend of feline pet, Patches. Biological mother of Josephine, John, and Tiffany; proud Nookomis of the 3 Dings: Malia, Quinn, and Beau Dingler. Treasured sister of Teresa Zach (Werner) and Justin Johnston; sister-in-law of Joyce Johnston, Jennifer Sells, Isabelle Harron and sons. Beloved aunt of Heidi Zach Sartor (Roberto), David Zach (Juliana), Songjan Johnston; step-aunt to Ken Albert (Sheila), Gail Hill (Albert), Susan Albert (Andy); and great-auntie to Kove Sartor, Kee Sartor, Daniela Zach, Gisele Zach, Camilla Zach, and Tessa Johnston. Predeceased by her parents, John and Catherine Johnston; brothers, John Johnston Jr., and Archie Johnston; and step-nephew Dean Albert. Dearly missed her many cousins, friends, and community. In her life, Monica was an integral founding contributor to the M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre in Owen Sound and the communities it served. Family wish to express their gratitude to the doctors, nurses, staff, and volunteers of the Chapman House Hospice in Owen Sound. Donations to M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre or Chapman House in Owen Sound would be appreciated. Cremation will take place. At Monica's request, there will be no visitation or service. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may expressed online at

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