ALFRED L. ‘JOHNNY’ JOHNSTON

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:15 p.m.

GUILFORD – Alfred L. “Johnny” Johnston, 80, died at a Bangor hospital from heart complications, Dec. 15, 2003. He was born Oct. 12, 1923, in Waterville, son of Dr. Alfred and Mabel (Whitaker) Johnston. He graduated from Guilford High School, Class of 1943, and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving in the Mediterranean. Following the service he became the co-owner of Johnston and Hibbard Garage in Guilford. In 1983, he sold his interest in the Garage and worked for Pride Manufacturing in Guilford until his retirement. He was a life member of Mt. Kineo Masonic Lodge No. 109, the United Methodist Church and the Guilford Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Mary (LaBree) Johnston of Guilford; a son and his wife, Fred and Linda Johnston of Dover-Foxcroft; a daughter, Rebecca Johnston of Guilford; two brothers and their wives, George and Bernadette Johnston of Florida and William and Julie Johnston of Virginia; a sister and her husband, Catherine and Paul Ruksznis of Guilford; three granddaughters, Jessica and Stephanie Johnston and Sarah Lovell. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 21 Oak St., Guilford. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church in Guilford with the Rev. Dr. Margaret “Dodie” Stowe officiating. Spring burial will be in the Lawn Cemetery in Guilford. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make donations to the American Heart Association., 343 Gorham Road, So. Portland, ME 04106, or to the Guilford Fire Dept., P.O. Box 420, Guilford, ME 04443.

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