Norman Johnston

Norm passed away peacefully at Glacier View Lodge, 3 days short of his 75th birthday. Predeceased by his parents and his sister Margaret Mann. Norm was born in Vernon, BC. He joined the Military as a Radar Tech and was posted to Winnipeg where he met Bernice and they were married in 1961. They had postings to France, Germany, Cold Lake and Comox. They have lived in the Comox Valley for 44 years. After he retired from the military, he worked at Elk Falls Mill and owned C&N Motors in Comox. After retirement, Norm joined the Comox Fire Department and became a Fire Prevention Officer and the Assistant Fire Chief. Norm loved golf and going to watch his grandson Kyle play hockey and his daughter Michelle and granddaughter Rebecca skate.

Norm and Bernice have 3 children; daughter Michelle Jarvis (Ken), granddaughter Rebecca and grandson Kyle of Fort McMurray, Alberta; son Clay (Suzanne) of Cold Lake, Alberta; son Bob (Loreen), grandson Zach of Courtenay, BC. Norm loved his grandson Zach very much.

Special thanks to Glacier View Lodge (Special Care Unit) staff for their loving care they gave Norm and for their support to me. Special thanks to Ken Osmond for being a good friend to Norm.

Private family arrangements.

You will be greatly missed.


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