Mary Ruth Johnston
May 25, 1955 – January 23, 2020
After a short battle with cancer, Mary passed away in her 65th year at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on January 23, 2020.
Dearly loved sister of Robert Johnston (Wendy) and David Johnston (Mary). Beloved aunt of Matthew (Eileen), Brad (Jill) Laura McNeice (Gary) and Christopher (Missy). Great aunt of Sommer, Owen, Elle, Jude, and Scotty. Mary was well loved and will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Predeceased by her parents Wyatt and Joan Johnston (nee Orton).
Mary lived her whole life in Emsdale. She worked for over 30 years at the Almaguin News and for several years greeting people at Walmart. Mary spent her summers at the cottage on Clear Lake enjoying family and swimming. She was an avid card player, enjoyed senior luncheons, crafting, bowling, volunteering for the Emsdale Fall Fair and being part of the community.
Family will receive visitors at the:
Opatovsky Funeral Home-Dempster Chapel, 210 Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls, Ontario
on Monday February 3rd, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted in the chapel at 2:00 p.m.
If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
To send flowers to Mary's family, please visit our floral section.
Canadian Cancer Society