Vern Melvin Johnston

July 17, 1932 – February 8, 2013

Of Courtenay, BC passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital early Friday morning February 8, 2013.

Vern was born in Champion, Alberta and came to BC with his family in the early 40’s.

He is predeceased by his brother Burnell and his son Byron. He is survived by his loving wife Ruth, his children Terry, Coleen and Larry, along with his step-children Mark and Brad McLean and Diana DeWitt. Also, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Vern will be dearly missed by his family and many close friends.

No service by request.


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