The death of Wendall Blake Johnstone of Miramichi, NB, husband of Albertine (Charest) occurred at his residence on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the age of 72.
Born in Moncton, NB, the son of the late Wendall Johnstone and Georgie Coleman.
He is survived by his children Andrew (Roxanne) of Moncton and Scott (Patricia) of Miramichi. Grandchildren: Rebecca and Daphnee Melanson-Johnstone, Jorja and Jaks Johnstone, AJ and Amy Adams. Great-grandchildren Jedd and Thomas Leaman.
Blake was a loving husband, father, brother in-law, uncle and grandfather. He was an active member of several community organizations over the years; Crime Stoppers, Special Olympics, Community Kitchen, and the treasurer of the Seaman’s Hospital for more than 25 years. Blake was a passionate collector of model trains. He loved curling, wrestling, traveling and the Boston Bruins.
There will be visitation at Maher’s Funeral Home on Wednesday March 22nd ,2017, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and a Funeral Service held at St. Andrews United Church @ 11 am on Thursday March 23rd, 2017 with Rev Charlene Mcguire MacKnight officiating. As a expression of sympathy a donation may be made to the New Brunswick Heart & Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca) would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Maher's Funeral Home Miramichi, NB. Telephone 773-4321 or www.mahersfh.com