Phyllis Johnston

Johnston- Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Bluewater Health-C.E.E. Site-Petrolia, on Friday November 22, 2013. Phyllis Marie Johnston, age 88 years of Corunna and formerly of Sombra and Rutherford. Beloved wife of the late Ross (1997). Loving mother of Dr. Joe Johnston and his wife Pat of Essex, Janice Gale and her husband Bill of Woodstock, Judy Bailey and her husband Lenny of Petrolia and Jane McLachlin and her husband Dennis of Camlachie. She will be lovingly remembered by her 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Phyllis is also survived by; her sisters, Willa Johnston of Wardsville, Jean Johnston of Bothwell and Bernice Pringle (Clifford) of Napanee; her brother, Don Myers (Evelyn) of Wardsville and by her sister-in-law, Nancy Myers of Alvinston. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by; her parents, Charles and Jessie Myers; her daughter-in-law, Doris Johnston; her brother, John Myers; her sister-in-law, Mona Sanderson (Art) and by her brother-in-law, Jerry Johnston (Sally). Phyllis was proud of her time spent teaching in the Kent County School Board and enjoyed volunteering in various area hospitals after her retirement. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Monday November 25, 2013 from 3-7 p.m. where the funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Susan Woodhouse officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Sombra. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation-Physiotherapy Department or to the charity of one’s choice. Messages and condolences may be left online @ Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Monday NOvember 25, 2013 from 3-7 p.m.


C.E.E. Hospital Foundation/Physiotherapy Department or Charity of One's Choice

Funeral Date

11:00 a.m. Tuesday

3 thoughts on “Phyllis Johnston”

  1. Shirley Takahashi (Wakabayashi)

    Dear Johnston Family,
    Very shocked to hear of your mother’s passing. I learned of her passing this morning at our Retired Women Teachers Meeting, as it was announced at the meeting. My deepest condolences go out to all of you. I taught with your mom at the Dresden Area Public School. She was such a kind and friendly person and always fun to be around. She will certainly be missed all her family and friends as she was always a compassionate and caring person to everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.
    Shirley Takahashi

  2. My sympathy to all the family.
    Phyllis and I worked together at DACS. She was such a special lady. She had a very positive attitude and a great sense of humour. I have lost a great friend and I will miss her dearly.
    All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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