1925 ~ 2023
Thomas Ashley Johnston was born, October 5, 1925 at the Portage General Hospital, in Portage La Prairie and passed away on October 19, 2022 at the Whitemouth Personal Care Home, in his 97th year.
Tom is survived by his daughters Marilyn (Marc) Ruta and Christine Tomlin and son-in-law Dave Tomlin; grandchildren Kelli (Jordan) Gavaga, Jodi Ruta (Clinton) Orr, and Paul Ruta; great-grandchildren Holden and Callum Gavaga. Also surviving are brother Sidney Johnston, as well as many nieces and nephews and dear friends, and his children’s mother Eugenie Johnston.
Please join us for Tom Johnston’s Celebration of Life from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13th, 2023, Lac du Bonnet Legion, 45 McArthur Avenue, Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba. Service will be come and go, with speeches and open mic at 12:00 p.m. Bring your stories.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to a charity of your choice, or to Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, 2088 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3H 1C1.Print This Obituary & Condolences