Obituary of Christine Johnson
JOHNSON, Christine Hazel (MacGregor), of Melville, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018, surrounded by love, in the Valley View Villa, Riverton. Born in Cape John on April 27, 1927, she was a daughter of the late George & Hazel (Langille) MacGregor. Christine is survived by her husband of 48 years, Earl; daughter, Marjorie DeWolfe; sons, David (Sheila) Turple and Erwin (Nancy) Johnson; sisters, Sadie Craig and Kathleen Baillie; daughters-in-law, Beverly Turple and Susan Paddock; sons-in-law, Dan Elliott and Ronnie MacKenzie; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Everett Turple; daughters, Janet Elliott, Ruby MacKenzie and Kathleen Rose; sons Gregory and Stuart Turple; grandson, Mark DeWolfe; sisters, Grace Swantee and Marie Park; brothers, James and Robert MacGregor; sons-in-law, Jim Rose and David DeWolfe. Christine had a remarkable talent for baking, quilting and creating beautiful handiwork. She lovingly cared for her house plants and flower gardens. She had a way of connecting with people, a friendly smile and outstretched hands were an expression of her love for others. Christine was a member of St. George’s Presbyterian Church, River John and a life member of St. George’s Atlantic Missionary Society. She had a strong faith and a deep devotion to her family, who wish to express their appreciation to Valley View Villa for the excellent care Christine received as a resident over the past five years. Visitation will be held 2-4 & 6-8 PM Friday, and Funeral 2:00 PM Saturday, both in St. George’s Presbyterian Church, River John. Family flowers only please. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. George’s Presbyterian Church, The Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice. www.mclarenfuneral.ca
We thank God for the gift of Christine!