Canandaigua: At age 81, John passed away peacefully on March 13, 2019 at F. F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. He was born in Canandaigua, NY to the late Clarence and Jane Johnston. John is predeceased by his daughter Cheryl Cooper. Survived by his wife of 35 years; Marion Johnston, his children; Keith (Stacey) Johnston, Renee (Mike) McMeekin, Douglas (Cindy) Ace, Kristy Lisk (Conway), his sister; Joy Kessler, his 16 grandchildren and his 11 great grandchildren.
John was an Army Reservist who served his country from 1958 to 1962. Once out of the reserves, he became a career carpenter who spent nearly 50 years working for Frank Marianacci, Inc. John really enjoyed going on fishing trips up to the 1000 Islands and was very passionate about sharing the message of Jesus along with spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, 11 AM at Faith Bible Church, 9041 US-20A, Honeoye, NY with food and fellowship to follow.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: www.cff.org.
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