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Viola Johnston

May 18, 1925 to May 22, 2019

Viola Johnston - of Scarborough, passed away peacefully at Bendale Acres on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the age of 94. Voila is survived by: beloved husband of 68 years Harold; her sisters, Florence, Helen and Linda; her brother Gilbert (Gail); her sons, Robert (Janet), Brian (Marilyn), Jim; daughter-in-law Rose; her much loved grandchildren, Beverly, Patricia, Jennifer, Richard, Ryan, Sarah, Erin (Brad), Emily, Michelle and Christopher; her great- grandchildren Ethan, Peyton, Madelaine and Jacob; and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, Debra Johnston and Rhonda Love. She is predeceased by: her parents Gilbert and Rose (Fabre) Spencer; sisters Gloria, Betty, and Vivian and son Richard. In keeping with Viola’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A social gathering will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood on Saturday June 29th commencing at 12:00 noon with a coffee-tea and pastry offering followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. and burial in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. Pastor Brian Hymers will officiate. A Celebration of Life will follow at 17 Kerr Street, Guelph, ON at 4:30 p.m. for those who wish to attend. The family wishes to thank the Bendale Acres Nursing Home for the expert care given to Viola for the past 12 years. Donations in memory of Viola may be made to: The Alzheimer Society 20 Eglinton Ave. W., 16th Floor Toronto, ON M4R 1K8 and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity at the above address.


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