Passed away peacefully in hospital on June 25, 2020 at the age of 91 years. Loving husband of 70 years to Connie (nee Raymond). Devoted and loving father to Garth (Brenda) of Calgary, Greg, Kim (Malcolm) Burrill and Karrie all of Ottawa. Proud and loving Bompa to Matthew, Ashley, Joshua, Brandon, Parker, Akasha, Alex, and Ryan and the late Scott and Evann. Survived by his brothers Wilmont “Bud” (Christine), Robert “Bob” (the late Ann), Edward “Skipper” and his sister Georgina (Nels) Blondin and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the Ottawa Heart Institute for their care and support. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to CHEO, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Ottawa Heart Institute. Private arrangements entrusted to Beechwood Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services (613-741-9530).
My sincere condolences. So sorry for your loss . Take care of each other .
Bill was a very good man and loving husband and father. He was like an uncle to me. We will miss you dearly Bill
Kathy Bogues (Johnston)
Bill and Connie were are second family! So many fond, fun memories of our childhood Friday nights at the Johnston residence.
You’ll be missed dearly Bill, by all!
Connie and Family, I was so sad to hear of Bill’s passing and my thoughts have been with you constantly. Your family has been such a big part of our family and he leaves behind so many great memories for us all. Love, Barb
Connie, Garth, Greg, Kim, Karrie and families, I am so very sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful family man, and took very good care of everyone. He and Connie were caring life-long friends to our Mom and Dad. We Johnston’s all have known Bill and Connie our entires lives, and always enjoyed their almost weekly visits. Bill will be missed by all. Much love and hugs to the family. Liz