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Rinda Johnstone

 JOHNSTONE, Rinda Jean   Rinda Jean Johnstone passed away peacefully May 27, 2020 at home in Long River, PEI with her loving family by her side. The Angels have taken her to Heaven for a well-deserved rest after a courageous three year battle with
JOHNSTONE, Rinda Jean Rinda Jean Johnstone passed away peacefully May 27, 2020 at home in Long River, PEI with her loving family by her side. The Angels have taken her to Heaven for a well-deserved rest after a courageous three year battle with ovarian cancer. Born May 10th, 1950 in Moncton, NB, Rinda was the daughter of the late Warman and Jean (MacAleese) Hopper. Rinda is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Allan Johnstone and their 3 daughters, Heidi LaFrance (Michael), Long River, Christie Terry (Donald), Moncton, NB and Carrie Johnstone (Eric Poirier), Haute Aboujagane, NB. Special Grammy of Tristen Terry (Shyla Stiles) and Connor Terry of Moncton; Emma, Lauren and Kristopher LaFrance of Long River and Raelle Williams of Moncton. Sister of Barbara Ward (Linus) of Ottawa and Long River. Aunt of Dr. Carol Ward (Dr. Paul Dagg), Kamloops, BC; Heather Swayne (Robert), Ottawa, ON; Sharon Taylor (James), Winchester, ON; James Johnstone, Edmonton; Barbara Walker (Peter) of New Annan and Heather Johnstone and Donald Johnstone of Long River. As well there are numerous cousins throughout Canada and the US. Predeceased by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Andrew and Anna (Davison) Johnstone and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Gerald and Shirley (Jardine) Johnstone. Rinda was a member of Southwest River United Church Margate and previously of Humphrey Memorial United in Moncton and Quispamsis United Churches in NB. She was a long time CGIT leader as well as a member of the Long River Women’s Institute. Rinda adored her grandchildren and especially enjoyed watching them grow into responsible, loving and caring adults. She was well known for her baking skills, particularly for her fudge and sandwich trays that she prepared for charitable and church functions. She loved nature and animals and enjoyed watching the hummingbirds, squirrels, fox and chipmunks in her yard. Rinda made many friends wherever she went and was never happier than when she was surrounded by her family and friends for a meal or special celebration. Resting at the Davison Funeral Home in Kensington. Due to Covid 19 restrictions there will be no visitation or funeral service at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date. If so desired, memorial donations in Rinda’s name may be made to the Oncology Unit of the Prince County Hospital, the PEI Humane Society or to a charity of your choice. www.davisonfh.com

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