Thomas Patrick Johnstone, Jr. passed away in his home on April 15, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 82. Tom was born in Brooklyn, New York, August 14, 1933 and spent the rest of his life in both California and Arizona. His lifetime accomplishments are varied as he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and also played in a Scottish bagpipe band. He is survived by his brother Donald Johnstone and his wife Eleanor, sister Eileen Johnstone, and sister Margaret White and her husband Greg. He is preceded in death by his sister Catherine Stanford. Tom is also survived by his daughter Carolee Schreibman and her husband David, son Thomas (Sonny) Johnstone and his wife Debbie, son Mark Johnstone and wife Tracy and son Michael Johnstone and his wife Lanita. He is preceded in death by his daughter Mary Ann Johnstone. He is also survived by his 16 grandchildren, 18 great- grandchildren, 6 nieces, 6 nephews, and numerous friends and family members that he has created lasting memories with along the way. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, P O Box 13600. Phoenix, AZ 85002.
we will miss him deeply,the Williams Family cherished there time with Tom ,our sympathy goes out to his loved ones.
celebrate life Tom did.
We are blessed to have been in your life and will always treasure the words of wisdom and comedy you shared with us. We are thankful for your family to invite us in to know you . Thank you Patti and Boyd .
Love you Grandpa Tom!! Have so many fun memories with you and the fam growing up. Prayers for a beautiful celebration today of a wonderful man!
Many fond memories of Tom. His humor and happy go lucky attitude were always part of his everyday disposition. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his family. Much love, Linne
Brad and Evonne Holmberg
Our prayers and love to our “Sacramento” family. Love, Brad and Evonne
You will always be a part of my soul my eternal love Umcle Tommy thanks for the memories your sweetness and presence
Thank-you Johnstone Family for sharing this remarkable man with my family. Truly a wonderful, funny, joyous and loving man! Each of us can learn how to live by his example. He is away but only a little while, we will see him on the other side of Eternity. Rest in Peace Tom, you continue to be very loved. Susan Moore (Mark Jr’s wife’s Mom.)