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Thomas "Tom" Francis Johnston

January 18, 1948 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

JOHNSTON, Thomas “Tom” Francis

It is with heartfelt sadness that the family of Thomas (Tom) Francis Johnston announces his passing due to Esophageal Cancer with his family by his side on Tuesday April 26, 2022 at the age of 74. He will be deeply missed by his loving daughters Tracey and Tania (Greg), and their mother Bev Johnston. He will be fondly remembered by Eleanor Bryer. Proud and devoted Poppa to Alexis, Keegan, Kade, and Sophia. Tom was predeceased by his parents John and Kathleen (Heffernan). Dear brother of MaryAnne (John), Joe (Pat predeceased), Ray (Rhonda), Jim (Grace), Wayne (Patsy), and Paul (Cindy). Loving uncle to many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Tom was an employee of Canadian General Electric for 40 years. He loved being a part of the Peterborough Community through organizing baseball, hockey, and ball hockey tournaments and leagues along with being an umpire and referee for over 50 years. Tom was also an athlete, growing up playing hockey, lacrosse, baseball, and soccer. The family thank Dr. Chris Blake, the PRHC palliative floor nurses, and the amazing nurses and volunteers at Hospice for loving and taking care of our Dad. Friends will be received at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE 2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough on Sunday from 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM.  Funeral Mass will be held at ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 300 Wilson Street Peterborough at 11:00 AM.  Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery.  Reception to follow in the Highland Park Funeral Centre.  In lieu of flowers, consider donating to Teachers For Kids or Hospice Peterborough. Online condolences may be made at www.highlandparkfuneralcentre.com

           God needed the best umpire and referee for the heavenly games…until we meet again Dad…you’re out!

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
May 1, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Highland Park Funeral Centre, Bensfort Rd, Peterborough)

Visitation
Sunday
May 1, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Highland Park Funeral Centre, Bensfort Rd, Peterborough)

Funeral Mass
Monday
May 2, 2022

11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
300 Wilson St
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 1T2

Interment
Monday
May 2, 2022

St. Peter s Cemetery

Reception
Monday
May 2, 2022

Highland Park Funeral Centre, Bensfort Rd, Peterborough)

Donations

Hospice Peterborough
325 London Street, Peterborough ON K9H 2Z5
Tel: 1-705-742-4042
Web: http://www.hospicepeterborough.org/contact/

Teachers for Kids
C/O Cheryl McMahon Adam Scott CVI 175 Langton Street, Peterborough ON K9H 3V9
Web: https://teachersforkidsfound.wixsite.com/tfk1/donate

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