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Carol Ann Johnson
Celebration of Life

MacCoubrey Funeral Home
30 King St. E., Cobourg

Saturday, June 18, 2022
2:00 - 4:00 PM

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Carol Ann Johnson

December 15, 1939 - May 8, 2021

After a valiant struggle with declining health Carol Ann (nee Kemp) passed away peacefully on Saturday May 8th at age 81. Although she would have loved more time with her beloved Don, her body was weak from years of medical procedures and pain management. Till the end Carol was known for her sharp mind โ€“ a sharpness that helped her compete in Life Master Bridge tournaments in past years. As a child she gleefully swam in the Trent River next to her hometown of Frankford, Ontario. She gave a similar gift to her children who swam in the Gulf of St Lawrence during their years of living in Prince Edward Island. Close relatives include siblings: Dean (Donna), pre-deceased by her sister Heather, Wayne (Sue); children: Deana (Rick), Heather, Ritchie, Robert (Sean); grandchildren: Tasha, Victor, Travis, Sam, Roger, Gatrey; great grandchild: Trinity. During travel and relocation Carol made lasting friendships and kept these alive with frequent letters, phone calls and visits with Don at her side. Their home was open to friends, relatives, exchange students and even the occasional hitchhiker as a place of rejuvenation and sometimes solace. Food, comfort, and welcome were always in great supply at their home and support was often given to youth seeking direction and guidance. A celebration of life will take place at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. To keep this sentiment alive please donate in Carolsโ€™ memory to Covenant House (covenanthousetoronto.ca) or to a charity of your choice.

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Carol Bates - June 18, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Covenant House

Robert and Susan Clement - May 30, 2022

Had lots of laughter when she came to the Columbus Centre to play her cards and a great supporter of my Terry Fox Walk for years. Prayers and thoughts are with you Don .Bob and Susan Clement.

Florence Fletcher - May 26, 2021

A donation will be made from the Probus Club of Northumberland to Covenant House in memory of Carol Ann who was one of our founder members in 2000. Our heartfelt condolences to you and the family Don.

Marilyn Todd - May 14, 2021

I will always miss you ,our lunches,dinners and friendly chats. You were one of the first friends I met when I first came to Palisade Gardens and I was so glad to be living with so many friendly faces. God Bless you and your family.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Margaret Robinson - May 14, 2021

My sincere condolences to Don and family. I knew Carol through Cobourg Duplicate Bridge Club, and I must say that Carol really loved to play bridge! She was always a lovely friendly person at the bridge table, and helpful with advice in such a nice way.

Tasha Johnson - May 13, 2021

Nana Carol... Trinity and I are grateful to have had you in our lives, all the special memories we have made over the years we will cherish and hold onto forever... we will do our best to keep grandpa Don happy and get him through this... love always your granddaughter and great granddaughter xoxo

Judy Harris - May 13, 2021

Our condolences to Don & family at this sad time. Carol was a long time member of the duplicate bridge club where she was always friendly & competitive. She loved the game. Judy Harris & Gunter Krieg

Cobourg Duplicate Bridge Club - May 13, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Covenant House

Terri MacKinnon - May 13, 2021

I was a regular bridge partner for many years, and we travelled to some regional tournaments together. Carol Ann loved to play! She was such a warm, kind person. Iโ€™m so sorry for your loss. Take care, Don.

Inga Belge - May 12, 2021

A strong woman. Truly strong. Dedicated, determined, always kind and oh so sharp. She made a difference...the true mark of a life well lived. She is already, and will always, be missed. Condolences to all who loved her. Inga Belge - Palisade Gardens

Donna Smith - May 12, 2021

I met Carol Anne as a newer bridge player at the Cobourg club. She was always very helpful and was always smiling. So sorry to hear of her passing and sincere condolences to her family. She will be missed by many.

Norma Johnston - May 12, 2021

Don I am thinking if you and your family at this time. Miss u at cards

Gordon Ball - May 12, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Carol's passing. My condolences to you Don and other family members. I met Carol at the Cobourg Bridge Club. She was always a gracious host at her table with a good sense of humor.

Nicole Corbeil - May 12, 2021

My sincere condolences to Don and family. Carol Ann was one of the most pleasant people at the bridge table and was patient with beginners. I admired her courage in fighting various health issues. A very brave lady who will be missed by many.

Chester and Diane Froncz - May 12, 2021

We enjoyed meeting Carol Ann and Don when we moved to Palisade Gardens. She was a very friendly and outgoing lady! We especially enjoyed chatting at "Happy Hour" (Carol Ann... is what she asked to be called.... only drank Cranberry Juice!) We will miss her very much and extend our sincere condolences to Don and her family.

Marian Spicer - May 12, 2021

Don so sorry to hear of Carols passing. She certainly had a lot of health issues

Mike and Kelly Wood - May 12, 2021

Don so sorry to hear of Carol's passing. She was such a lovely lady to deal with..enjoyed taking care of her vehicles over the years. God Bless

Cheryl Barlow - May 12, 2021

Sorry I meant to write Carol not Carlos Iโ€™m blaming spell check

Cheryl Barlow - May 12, 2021

I was so sorry to hear of Carlos passing . She was a wonderful asset to our bridge club - always so cheerful in spite of her health issues.

Marylyn Schroter - May 12, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Covenant House

Barbara Rusk. & Walter Smith - May 12, 2021

To Don & family, please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of Carol Ann. She was the most upbeat and smiling person we have known and such a delight at the bridge table. A really lovely lady

Alma Draper - May 12, 2021

I send condolences to Carol Ann's family. The photo chosen is exactly like her personality. Big warm smile. Obviously having fun. Carol Ann attended the 1939ers lunch held every five years at the Best Western. No matter her health issues, she attended. She had a great attitude to life. Alma Draper

Nancy Thackeray - May 12, 2021

Don my heart is saddened for your loss. Carol Ann was a very lovely fun loving lady. We have missed you so much at cards. โค๏ธ

Ella Chambers - May 12, 2021

Only one of the many people appreciated Carol's Bridge teachings. Such a sad and great loss to many.

Gayl - May 12, 2021 DONATION

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