Johnstone Middel Kinchen, Tracy

Johnstone Middel Kinchen, Tracy

December 5th, 2015

Of Port Stanley; formerly of London and Copper Cliff. Sadly, our family announces the passing of this wonderful woman on Saturday, December 5, 2015, at 58 years of age. Loving partner and best friend of Don Kinchen. Beloved mother to Derek Johnstone (Tara Singh) of Toronto and Alex Middel (Tyler Gibbs) of London. “Nanniewill be sadly missed by her cherished grandchildren Fynn, Piper, Grayson and Kyla. Also survived by dear sister Susan Lawson (Randy) of Sudbury, special nephew Connor McDonald of St. Thomas, step-daughter Danielle Ramage (Graham Phair) of Vancouver, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by first husband Daniel Johnstone; sister Kelly McDonald; brother Greg McDonald; and parents George and Joyce McDonald. Tracy remained stoic and endured her lengthy illness with the strength, grace and dignity that she had always possessed. She will stay lovingly in our hearts and memories forever. Her unwavering love and devotion to family and friends was an inspiration to all who knew her. Always working hard to provide for her family, Tracy spent many years in London within the retail clothing industry. She also had her own consignment store ‘The Clothesline’; opened ‘The Flying Pig’ restaurant; and later became a travel agent. Many thanks to the London Regional Cancer Program, Community Care Access Centre and St. Joseph’s Hospice (London).  Special thanks to Dr. Richard Inculet. Visitation will be held on Tuesday between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Donations in Tracy’s memory to St. Joseph’s Hospice (London), Ronald McDonald House, SickKids Foundation or the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated by the family.

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Fran Hannah CottamIt is with a heavy heart that I express my sympathy to Don and all of Tracy's family. Having grown up with her and been friends for decades .. through all of the good and bad .. I am truly sadden. Tracy was a very unique individual .. talented .. very artistic .. a wonderful mom and grandma .. and a very good friend .. I will miss her .. she was like a sister to me .. xo Love Frannie xo
Brenda Makela...I have no words to express how saddened I am. You are no longer suffering Miss Tracy...I am honored to have been your friend....luv...b
Cathy (Mansfield) MacAlpineMy deepest condolences to all the family. Rest in peace Tracy...
Tina HartMy deepest condolences to the family of this wonderful, classy, and beautiful woman. When I heard of her passing I imagined so many loved ones greeting her with open arms and much affection. She truly was a strong spirit here on Earth. My heart is aching for the ones who loved her.
Deborah GrayHeart felt condolences to Don , Derek and Alex and Susan and family , Tracy was a very special lady , she will be so missed by so many she has touch many hearts , my love is sent to the family at this very difficult time .An amazing woman who will live on in our hearts
Tom Middel, HollandMy deepest condolences to the family. Rest in peace Tracy.
Brenda (Paquette) Jardinemu heart felt condolences to Don , Alex , Derek , Fynn , Piper , and Susan , Tracy was a wonderful and beautiful lady She will be sadly missed I will always remember the happy times we had at our Peter St reunions Love to all Brenda xo
Val ElliottI am deeply saddened to hear about Tracy,no words <3 .
Penny (Duncan) St AmourMy deepest condolences to Tracy's family and friends. Our families grew up together in Copper Cliff and our parents were great friends. Tracy and her family endured many losses. Tracy was always a beautiful, friendly and caring person and she will be dearly missed. Although, I hadn't seen Tracy in years, we became Facebook friends. I still fondly remember her and the good times growing up in Copper Cliff. Rest in Peace, Tracy. Your mom, dad, Kelly and Greg are waiting for you with open arms.
Michael GeraghtyCondolences to Tracy's Family. I am saddened by the news of Tracy's passing. Tracy is a life long friend. We walked to school together each day as we grew up in Copper Cliff. She always had a wonderful and refreshing perspective on life. She has been in my life in some capacity ever since. Tracy cared deeply for everyone in her life. She is a strong woman who touched us all as a caring daughter, sister, friend, partner, mother & Nanna. We are all better for having known her. She will always be here with us, in our fond memories. Looking forward to re-connecting on the next level.
John bosseyDon,Tracy,s Children,Randy and Susan,Conner: So sorry to hear of your loss.She was a wonderful woman.,enjoyed special conversation with Tracy. She will be missed.You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. John and Colleen Bossey
Terry salhaniOur deepest condolences to susan derek alex don and granchildren. We r so sorry for your loss
Brad HaskinIm really going to miss Tracy. Although we havent seen each other for a few years, we kept in touch via email. My heart goes out to the family. What a loss to the world.
Margie Morissette (Cashmore)My heart goes out to Tracy's family. She has been taken from you too soon. I was fortunate to enjoy a visit with Tracy and Don at their home in May of 2010. Susan, Tracy and I spent our years from childhood through our teens as friends in Copper Cliff. Even though we lose loved ones, our memories of them remain. Love Margie
Kim KanervaMy deepest condolences to Tracy's family. May your memories keep her close to your heart.
Kerry McLaughlinMy thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Tracy will be dearly missed by all those who were fortunate to call her a friend.
Krista TrowMy sincere condolences to Alex, Derek and all of Tracy's family. Tracy was such a lovely person and will be dearly missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Krista and family
Margo MacLean and Leo MirtitschAlex, Derek, Don and families. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time. Tracy was a wonderful person and will be missed by many. She leaves you with many memories that will help you remember the happy times . Love Margo, Leo & Steph.
Paul CoxConnor, Don, Alex & Tyler, Derek & Tara, Susan, and all Tracy's grandchildren: Please accept my deepest sympathies as Tracy passes. She was very deeply loved by those close to her, truly a testimony to her wonderful being. Her spirit has rejoined her family and friends who have gone before her, and she has left behind the pain she experienced through her battle. She will be kept alive in our thoughts and memories. My deepest condolences.
Carole PlouffeMy thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time! A huge loss for all Tracy's family take care of yourself Susan and I hope to see you soon
Margaret LaPointeDerek, I had the pleasure of meeting your Mother when you were a teenager and best friend of my son Adam. During those years I came to love you as a son, and witnessed the genuine love of a Mother for her son and daughter! She was always wearing her love for you on her sleeve and expressed all her confidence in your dreams, and abilities to become the very fine man you are! She was and will always be proud to call you her son! There was no truer love of a Mother than Tracy's for you and her family.. My most heartfelt sadness is not an adequate term to express the enormity of your loss, I know...but you were dearly loved by your wonderful Mother May you meet again❤️
donna karpman Dear Alex&Tyler,Fynn and Piper, Derek &Tyler , Connor , Don, Susan &Randy God Bless you all in these dark times as you grieve the loss of your beautiful Tracy . What blessings you all have to remember the passionate way you were all loved by her . My deep condolences to you all and to all of her nieces and nephews and to all her friends . May she rest in peace , may her beautiful soul soar... you are loved by so many and loved by me xx God Speed Tracy ...
Jim McLaughlinDear Susan, Don, Dereck, Alex and family my deepest condolances. Tracy was a beuatiful person and will be missed by all that new her. My thoughts are with you on this very difficult day.
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