Grace Lila Maja-Johnston
Born October 22, 1950 in Nipigon, Ontario lost her battle with heart disease suddenly on July 11, 2011.
Predeceased by her stepsons Adam & Eric Johnston, she leaves behind her good friend & husband Rick, daughter; Stephanie (Joel), grandchildren; Vivianne, Alyssa, Brianna and Kaitlyn. Parents; Matt and Helen Maja, brothers & sisters; Dan (Lynne), Betty (Richard), Julia (Kent), Emily (Cyril), Matt (Barb) and Jodi (Bill). Also neices, nephews, aunts, uncles and many close friends.
Grace had a special zest for life which included all things purple. She was a teacher at heart and everyone who knew her was a student of hers in some way. She will be greatly missed.
A celebration of life was held on Saturday July 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm at First Memorial Funeral Chapel 1720 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Grace’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.