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JOHNSTONE, Garth Embury

JOHNSTONE, Garth Embury

Grandad passed away peacefully early morning on Friday, December 7, 2018. We are all saddened, but thankful our beloved husband, father and grandfather is now at rest. He is survived by his loving wife Joan of 58 years; sons Scott (Deb) and Bill (Jane); daughter Candice (Blaine); grandchildren Hillary, Greg, Holly, Madeline, Nicholas, Samantha, Gillian, Michael, Maria, Stephanie and Thomas; and sisters Marilyn and Roberta Jean.
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna. Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made in Garth


Link: www.springfieldfuneralhome.com/obituaries/johnstone-garth-embury/
Condolence Messages
  • Dec 11, 2018
    Joan, Candace and family,
    My sincere condolences to you on the passing of your husband and father. I remember Garth as a gregarious gentleman, a clever insurance executive and a lover of his family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Virginia Hallonquist
  • Dec 11, 2018
    Joan and family - I have been thinking about you since I saw the notice of Garth's passing. I did not know either of you well but any friend of Ellie and Wayne's easily is a friend of mine. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate the life of your loved one and also as you face difficult lonely days ahead.
    Myrt Duncalfe
  • Dec 11, 2018
    A friendly, genuinely nice guy. We will all miss you at Dakodas Pub.
    Management and staff Dakodas Pub
  • Dec 10, 2018
    We want to extend our deepest sympathies in the loss of Garth. I was fortunate to be able to work closely with him for many years . He made a major positive difference to many people! We have good memories of all the fun times we had together- many of them at your home . You are in our thoughts & prayers .. Rusty& Bev Bracken.
  • Dec 10, 2018
    My thoughts are with you Joan and family. We shared good times and good friends in business and at raquetball. Garth was a real solid guy - they dont come any better.
    Mike Fredrickson in Melaque Mexico
  • Dec 08, 2018
    Garth was a friend and next door neighbor who was always willing to help out around the neighbourhood, go for a game of golf, skiing or flying.
    Will miss him a lot.
    Blair, Mel and Trevor
  • Dec 08, 2018
    My condolences to the family on Garth's passing. I first met Garth when we were both Managers of companies under the same umbrella in Town center mall. He was very generous with his help as I was a new manager at the time and he shared some ideas with me. Later I learned we were neighbors on the same block on the West side. We often chatted after we both retired. My sympathy again.
    John Wickstrom
  • Dec 08, 2018
    I knew Garth well during my many years in the life insurance industry in Kelowna, and always found him to be warm, friendly and upbeat. So sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to his family.
    Ron Buddo, Sooke.
  • Dec 08, 2018
    Sorry to hear of Gath's passing, he was an icon in the Life Insurane industry. He touched the lives of many people and will be remembered for making a difference.
    Bob White, CLU
  • Dec 07, 2018
    We are so very sorry to hear of Garth's passing. You are in our thoughts.
    Dale and Lynn Armeneau
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