Peacefully entered Heaven’s Gate on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at Bluewater Health Sarnia at the age of 91. Devoted wife of the late Fred J. Johnston (1997) and loving mother of Fred W. Johnston and wife Eileen (Ouimet), the late Ron W. Johnston (2012), and the late Bill J. Johnston (2013). Also leaves behind many cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Stella had a full and happy life, with many trips around the world with her friends. She will be deeply missed by her special friends Frank and Rose Proia and family. They have done so much for her; making her long life more comfortable and enjoyable. The last 11 months, Stella had been under the exceptional good care of Bluewater Health 5th Floor. Kathy and all the nurses and care workers certainly need to be commended for the extra attention they gave to Stella to keep her comfortable. Special thanks also to Bayshore nurses and caregivers over the last several years for their loving care and attention, and especially to Steff Boyle who always brought an extra big smile to her face whenever they got together.

Following Stella’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.

Stella’s generosity and humour with loving care will surely be missed.

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