Tributes Online - Alister Johnston

Alister Mervin George Johnston

16/07/1929 - 30/12/2021

JOHNSTON, Alister Mervin George, (Johnny, Mervin)

On December 30, 2021 at Yvette Williams Retirement Village; in his 93rd year.

Best friend and much loved husband for 63 years of the late Peggy, much loved Dad and father-in-law of Dixie Elliott, Sharleen Johnston and John Gill, Nicki and Bill Gilmore, much loved “GD” of Sam, and Laura Elliott; Elliott, and Gabby Gill; Alexandra, Sophie, and Jack Gilmore. Loved son of Mary Grace Johnson^, loved stepson of Jim Hurring^, loved brother and brother-in-law of Bev^ Johnston, Dawn and Rod^ Beattie, Cecil and Shirley^ Hurring, Shona Saxon, Gaynor and Owen^ Collity, Nylda^ and Norman Meads, loved brother-in-law of June^ and Ken^ Greig, Betty^ and Merv^ Daniels, Doris^ and Maurice^ Payne, Florence Jean and Jim^ Gillan, loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. (^Denotes deceased ).

Special thanks to Dr Eric Bradfield and the staff of Frances Hodgkins Retirement Village and Yvette Williams Retirement Village for their care of Johnny.

A service for Johnny will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 8, followed by private cremation.

A vaccine pass is required to attend the service. Alternatively to join the service via livestream, or leave a message for the family visit Johnny’s tribute page above, or post messages to 10 Maheno Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010


Hope and Sons

Funeral Directors

Dunedin - Mosgiel - Palmerston


Service Information
Date: 8/01/2022 Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Hope and Sons Chapel
523 Andersons Bay Road