It is with great sadness that the family of Marguerite Elizabeth Johnston (nee Murray) announces her passing on December 1, 2013 at the age of 83. Marguerite was born in Dundas, Ontario to Ralph and Nellie Murray on May 17, 1930. Throughout her years Marguerite was known as a strong, loving woman of faith. She lived her faith and love of God each day. Graduating in 1952 Marguerite was a Registered Nurse for 43 years before retiring in 1995. She will be remembered by her beloved husband Robert A. Johnston, her sister Jean M. Murray, her loving daughters Julie M. Port (Dan), Joni R. Sjöquist (Fred), her son Thomas A. Johnston (Gillian), her grandchildren Brian Port, Murray Gardener, Heather Gardener, Dannielle Port, Colin Port, Tyler and Megan Johnston, her great grandchildren Heidi Prentice, James and Sarah Port, Rebecca Port, Colin and Patrick Gardener, Mark, Stefan, Daniel and Abegael and her great great grandchild Brooklyn Andrew.
In memory of Marguerite a memorial service will take place at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Saturday December 7th, 2013 at 1:00pm. Friends wishing to remember Marguerite can make donations in her memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (Suite 101-105 9th Ave S, Cranbrook, BC).