It is with sadness we announce the passing of Lynwood Earl Johnston, age 89, of Johnston Point, NB. Lynwood passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on Friday, July 16, 2021 at his home.
Born in Johnston Point, NB, he was a son of the late Basil and Alcora (Tingley) Johnston.
Lynwood worked at CN for over 35 years. He loved Johnston Point. He loved fishing; smelts, clams, oysters, quahogs, and lobster. Moving to Johnston Point over 40 years ago, he became known as the Mayor of Johnston Point.
He will be dearly missed by his wife of 64 years, Goldie of Johnston Point; daughters Linda (Scott) Murray, Moncton, NB; Lee (John) Wilson, Pictou County, NS; 4 grandsons Tyler (Mallory Herc) and Aaron Murray and Jeremy (Lauren Santiago) and Joshua (Amanda MacIsaac) Wilson; 3 great grandchildren, Layla Murray, Caelum Murray and Selena MacIsaac; his special fur-baby Sara; several nieces and nephews.
The last surviving member of his immediate family, he was predeceased by brother Robert "Bob" and sister Shirley Savage.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Jones Funeral Home, Sackville and Port Elgin, NB (506-364-1300). In keeping with Lynwood's wishes, a family graveside service will be held at a later date in the Fernwood Cemetery, Port Elgin, NB.
Those wishing to make a donation in Lynwood's memory may do so the Canadian Cancer Society.
Lynwood's family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to the Extra Mural Nurses, the VON, Dr. Stephen Kenney, good friend Judy and the many friends and neighbours who offered support.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.