Peter Johnson

Peter Ernest Johnson

Thursday, August 31st, 1950 - Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Peter Ernest Johnson, 68, Greenville. It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Peter Ernest Johnson our beloved brother, son, uncle, great uncle and great great uncle on July 1st, 2019. An outdoorsman, Peter was an avid hunter and angler and loved animals of all kinds; especially his rabbit hound “Dodger “. He was a collector of antiques of various shapes and sizes. Gardening and charcoal drawing were also two of his greater passions. He enjoyed his immediate family and a very small circle of close friends. He is survived by mother Arvella (Belle) Johnson; brothers Junior; Calvin(Ramona), Colin (Louise); sisters Linda Desmond(Jim); Joan Matthews; Cathy Thomas; Sandra Smith (Calvin); Donna Johnson (Gerald). He was predeceased by his father George Johnson; brother Ronald Johnson. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. The funeral will take place on Saturday July 6th at 2pm from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Raymond Pitcher officiating. The family has requested there will be no visitation or flowers. Donations in memory may be made to Greenville Baptist Church or the SPCA (Yarmouth). On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guest book on-line at
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  • Service

    Saturday, July 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, July 6th, 2019 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Rev. Raymond Pitcher
  • Interment

    Greenville Cemetery
    Greenville , NS B5A 5J6
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Carol J Lyons

Posted at 09:36am
My deepest condolences to Peter's family. I remember him from high school as being the sweetest guy. I was in the same class as Cathy. (Carol Lyons)

Gail Nelson

Posted at 11:58pm
Fond and cherished memories, of Peter during our high school years in Petawawa. Remembering lots of fun and laughs. You would always want to hang out with Peter, fun-loving, charming, charismatic, a good friend. He will be missed by many. Gail Kushner (Nelson)

Nancy Cougar

Posted at 05:27pm
So sorry to hear of Peters passing:) Still remember growing up with him and his siblings....great family Nancy Paynter.Harold and Fran's daughter.

Barb Floyd Hogan

Posted at 10:46am
My heartfelt condolences to Petes’ family, who he spoke of often with great pride and love. Anyone who was fortunate enough to have Pete as a friend was truly blessed and will cherish the memories of their time with him.
Barb (Floyd) Hogan

Dick Nelson

Posted at 08:53am
From Dick Nelson. Your loss a very large hole in life my friend. You will and are missed big time. The many times we had such crazy fun man you were an amazing person wise beyond your knowledge and such a great guy. To your family your loss is hard but know Pete was loved by many and is thought of often. My deepest sympathies

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