With sadness in our hearts, we announce the sudden passing of our loving mother, grandmother, and sister, Bonnie Johnston (Hoard), on July 7, 2009 in Fernie, B.C. at the age of 59.
She was born July 10, 1949 in Fort Frances, Ont. to the late William and Mary Helen Hoard.
Bonnie is survived by her children, Kirk (Kirsty) and son, Miles, of Fernie, B.C., Alvin (Corin) and sons, Jack and Breckin, of Nelson, B.C., and Sherri Lakey (Joel) and children, Garrett, Kyra, Cristan, and Justin, of Kimberley, B.C.
Also left to mourn Bonnie’s passing are her brothers, David (Danila), Dale (Darlene), and Stan (Linda) of Fort Frances, Ont., Dennis (Gloria) of Thunder Bay, Ont., Lyn (Darlene) of Perch Lake, Ont., and Ken of Winnipeg, Man.; sisters, Phyllis Mongrain of Sudbury, Ont. and Cindy Stuart (Ron) of Thunder Bay, Ont.; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Bonnie was predeceased by her father and mother, William and Helen Hoard; and nephew, Darren Mongrain.
Bonnie loved her children and grandchildren, and this is most evident in how she gave to her family. Her greatest joy was the time spent with her children and grandchildren.
She will be dearly missed in the hearts of her family.
A celebration of Bonnie’s life was held Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Cherished Memories “Serenity Chapel” in Fernie, B.C.