Surrounded by his family Douglas Johnson, 69, peacefully passed away at Emo Health Centre on November 8, 2022.
Doug was born on September 21, 1953 in Fort Frances, Ontario.
His greatest passions were his family, friends, and childhood home in Pinewood, up on the hill. (“The Johnson Farm”)
He loved “the bush”. This was Doug’s “Happy Place” where he felt safe, peaceful, and close to nature.
Doug is survived by his loving and dedicated wife, Sharon, of 48 years. His children, Brian (Sowmya); Ariya, Sahana and Laelia Johnson. Janene (Jay); Cameron and Teagan Mosbeck. Julie Johnson (Elijah). Brother, Reg Johnson (Elizabeth); Kelly, Cindy, Jeremy, and families. Sister, Karen Pelepetz (Dennis); Dwayne, Laurie, and families. As well as other countless friends and relatives both near and far.
Doug was predeceased by his parents, Keith and Florrie, and also his baby sister.
His sense of humour and mischievous personality touched many of his friends, family, and co-workers.
Doug’s workplaces included Caland Ore, Mattobi, Steep Rock and Armstrong Mines. As well as the Fort Frances Paper Mill.
Doug often shared stories of his many memorable adventures throughout the years.
If anyone desires, the family invites donations to Emo Hospital Auxiliary or Rainy River Hospital Auxiliary c/o Northridge Funeral Home Ltd. Box 89, Emo, Ontario P0W 1E0
As requested by Doug, a private celebration of life with his immediate family will be held at a
A special thank you from the family of Douglas Johnson to the staff of Fort Frances, Emo, and Rainy River hospitals and Northridge Funeral Home. Thank you to everyone for all the messages, hugs, food, and support throughout this difficult time. Words cannot express