It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Elmo Hamilton Johnston on Sunday, July 24, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer and other health issues at the age of 76 years.
Elmo was born on September 12, 1928 in Vulcan, AB and graduated from Central High School. He was an entrepreneur and businessman. Elmo enjoyed gardening, games of chess, a good joke, and astronomy. He liked to organize social functions.
Elmo is remembered by his wife, Vera; his adult children David, Susan, Jeff (Cindy); and grandson Joseph. He is also survived by his brother Don (Esther); his sisters Marie Gillespie, Alice (Leonard) Voisey; as well as many nieces and nephews. Elmo was predeceased by his mother, father, and step-mother.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, July 29, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Family Graveside Service will be held in Vulcan, AB at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 944 – 2433 or directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Elmo Johnston, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences