Winchester Press – obit – Myrtle Loretta Johnston

Myrtle Loretta Johnston

Myrtle Loretta Johnston (nee Harrington) passedaway peacefully at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Sat.,Aug. 18, 2007. She was 86.
She was the beloved wife of the late Morgan Johnston of Iroquois,formerly of Russell. She was the loving mother of Dwayne (Bonnie)of Ottawa, and Douglas (Terry) of Brockville. She was a cherishedgrandmother to Trevor (Brianne) of Oxford Mills, Jamie Lanthierof Ottawa, and Jason Lanthier of Ottawa. She was a special great-grandmotherto Icess, Hailey, Eve, and Dameon Lanthier; and Reese Johnston.She was an only child and was predeceased by her parents Thomasand Dorothy Harrington of Russell.
She was an active member of the Women’s Institute for 65 years,was a member of the Iroquois United Church, the Good Companions,and enjoyed travelling and playing cards.
Friends were invited to visit at Marsden and McLaughlin FuneralHome in Iroquois on Aug. 21. The funeral service was held on Aug.22 in the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Yvonne Willis officiating.Interment was held at Maple Ridge Cemetery, followed by a reception.
The family would like to thank Dr. Prins for his wonderful careto mother over the years. Thank you also to a special neighbour,Mrs. Hazel Ace.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Myrtle’s memory may be made toWinchester District Memorial Hospital.