October 1, 1932 - September 25, 2023
In loving memory of
Ann (Nancy) Johnston
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Ann (Nancy) Johnston on September 25, 2023.
Nancy was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on October 1, 1932. In 1953, Nancy married Bill, and while together in Scotland, enjoyed many happy years dancing at the Beach Ballroom.
In 1958, Nancy and Bill emigrated to Winnipeg with their daughter Lynne to join Bill's brother Ian and wife Shirley. While living there, they had two sons, Glenn and Neil.
After moving west to Victoria, B.C. in 1970, she enjoyed many years working in the Purchasing department at UVic. As well, Nancy was actively involved in the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association, St. Andrews and Caledonian Society, and the Victoria Highland Games Association. Together with her husband Bill, they founded the Victoria Scottish Cultural Society.
Nancy was an accomplished pianist and enjoyed sharing her love for music with family and community. She cherished her time with her many Country Park Village friends.
Nancy is survived by daughter Lynne (George) Griffiths, and sons Glenn (Tannis) and Neil (Bernice); her granddaughter Emma (Thomas); her grandsons Cole (Jo), Lance (Tasha), and Cameron (Alice); great-grandchildren Lachlan and Clara; her nephew George (Ann), and many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Nancy was predeceased by her husband "Willie" (2013), brothers George and Bobbie, sister Netta, and daughter-in-law Lynn.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made to:
Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation: https://sphf.ca
A Celebration of Life will be held on:
Saturday, October 28 @ 10 a.m.
First Memorial Services
4725 Falaise Dr., Victoria, B.C.