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JOHNSTON, William “Bill” Francis

July 19, 1929 – Cardston, Alberta
November 12, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

Bill, beloved husband of Patricia Johnston (nee Enerson) of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the age of 88 years.

The family would like to thank the staff of Evergreen Revera and Agecare Midnapore, Somerset for the compassionate care extended to Bill.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta, 111 West Campus Place N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 2R6 Telephone: (403) 240-3000, ext. 143, www.rmhsouthernalberta.org or a charity of one’s choosing.

In living memory of Bill, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Don and Melody Whitrow :

    Pat , please accept our condolences on the passing of Bill. He was a gentle ,kind man and a friend to all he met.

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  2. Ed and Jackie Latvala :

    Sharing your sorrow Pat – many good memories will stay with us of your time in Harvie Heights. Unable to attend the service but you will be in our thoughts.

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  3. Patti, Trish, and family, Bob and I want you to know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time. May you find comfort in family, friends and your communities. Sorry for your loss. Hugs your direction.

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  4. Pat, my condolences on the death of Bill.

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  5. Graham and Peggy Lock :

    Pat, Peggy and I were so sorry to learn of Bill’s passing. We both enjoyed our many visits with you two in Harvie Heights. Bill was a true gentleman and always had a twinkle in his eye that said there was more going on than you knew. Bill will be missed and remembered very fondly.

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  6. Maurice, Mark and Donna Shalom :

    We will all miss Bill’s wry wit. Hugs and thoughts from Maurice, Mark and Donna.

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  7. Sincere condolences and deepest sympathy in your recent loss Pat. God bless and comfort you at this difficult time. Maurice and I have been blessed in having Bill and you as dear friends while spending time at your house through the years and cherish special time we shared. Love Dagney

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  8. Scott Patterson :

    Dear Pat, Family and Friends.

    Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Bill. Always a true gentleman, Bill was an example of chivalry to all. He was always in great spirits and happy to see you and share a chat with. His smile lit up the room and he truly was interested in what you were sharing with him.
    It was my pleasure to have met Bill and his wife Pat!

    On behalf of the staff , volunteers and friends from Evergreen Revera please know that we are thinking of you Bill and offer our thoughts and prayers to your family too.

    Scott Patterson
    Director of Health and Wellness
    Evergreen Revera

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  9. Dear Pat
    We are sad to hear of Bill’s passing, we’ve missed seeing him taking his little walks along Cascade Drive. He certainly was an intelligent and interesting man.

    Rob, Alison and Megan, 245 Cascade

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