Alexander Duncan Johnston

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Alexander passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital at the age of 94.

Beloved husband of Alma Johnston for 65 years.  Loving father of Nancy Miller (Brian), Brenda Johnston (Jason Bolender), and Pamela Johnston.  Proud grandfather of Kimberley (Paul), Ryan, Melanie (Matt), Robert Jr. (Taunya), Monica, Kevin, Natasha and great-grandfather of Hannah, Cameron, Ethan, Aynsley, Cecelia, Robert, Wrigley and Brahm.

Predeceased by his wife Alma in 2016, son Robert in 1981, sister Dolores (Alvin), and parents Andrew and Opal Johnston.

He enjoyed traveling with Alma in their motor home throughout Canada and the United States visiting every province and state, except Hawaii.  Alex worked for many years at Union Gas, before retiring July 1, 1990.  He enjoyed spending time on the farm, tending to his huge vegetable garden, travelling and the never-ending cutting of the grass. Creating pathways around the farm for everyone to enjoy.

Cremation has taken place. Alexander’s family will receive friends at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Saturday, June 11 from 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, June 11 at 4:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the funeral home’s Fireside Room. The service will be livestreamed and the link will be available on his tribute page at

Condolences for the family and memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of K-W, CNIB - Macular Degeneration Research or the Canadian Lung Association may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at or 519-745-8445.