Alfred (Alf) Thomas Johnston of Calgary passed away on Monday, June 27, 2005 at the age of 82 years.
Alf was born on February 7, 1923 in Brandon, MB. Following his education, Alf enlisted in the RCAF in 1941. He obtained the rank of Pilot Officer. Alf served overseas in over forty-seven successful flights. Following his service to his country, Alf began his own trucking business, hauling gravel and working in road construction. In 1991 he retired, spending time traveling in his truck camper until coming to Calgary in 1994. Alf loved fishing, hunting, gold panning, and just being outdoors. He also loved his family and to be with his nieces and nephews.
Alf is survived by three brothers and two sisters-in-law, William and Evelyn Johnston of Rimbey, AB, Ed Johnston of Ponoka, AB and Jim and Helen Johnston of Bentley, AB; two sisters, Margaret Taylor of Ponoka, AB and Jean Hall of Calgary; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents William Henry and Euphemia Cecily Johnston.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, July 3, 2005 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at Sylvan Lake Cemetery (Sylvan Lake, AB) on Monday, July 4, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to any life-saving charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Alf Johnston, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences