Irene Johnston

Obituary of Irene Helen Johnston

Irene Helen Johnston (Burns) 89 of Lower Sackville/Bedford, passed away 
peacefully December 19th at Northwood, Ivany Place. She was the daughter 
of the late William Burns and Helen Burns (Lanigan). She was predeceased 
by her husband William Edward (Ted) Johnston and brothers Billy, Roy, 
Bobby, Ronald and sisters Winnie and Sharon (Kitty). She is survived by 
her four children Cathy (Bryce Hubley), Jimmy (Nancy Kapsales), Mary 
Ellen (Peter Brewster) and Ted (Cyndi Johnston). She is also survived by 
grandchildren Ashley Brewster, Corey Johnston, Alysha Brewster, Kristy 
Hubley, Courtney Johnston, William Johnston and great grandchildren 
Lemma Johnston, Chase Johnston, Ember Naugler, and many nieces, nephews 
and sister-in-laws Judy Burns, Marie Burns and June Murphy.

Irene loved her family, collecting angel figurines, playing bingo and 
cards, singing and telling jokes. Her house was always open to the 
neighbourhood children and many considered her a second mother.

A heartfelt thank you to all of the caring staff at Northwood, Fiddlers 

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will take place at a 
later date.