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Carl Monroe Johnstone

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Carl Monroe Johnstone Obituary
Carl Monroe Johnstone

Orleans, MA

Carl Monroe Johnstone, 98, died peacefully early Saturday morning, September 23, 2017, after a brief medical emergency. He was born to the late Mozelle and Carl Johnstone, Sr. in Rutherford, TN on December 21, 1918. In 1945, he married his loving wife, Mary Elizabeth (nee Dorman) of Memphis, TN. They celebrated 72 years of marriage in March. In addition to his wife, Carl is survived by his daughter, Vicki Longo and her husband, Paul, of Orleans. His son, Don Monroe Johnstone, preceded him in death in 1988. He is also survived by his nephew, Gary Ford, and his wife Tracey of Memphis. A viewing will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27 at Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Parkway, Orleans MA 02653. Burial will take place at the National Cemetery in Bourne on Thursday, September 28, at 1:45 p.m. Please view an expanded obituary and guest book at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elder Services of Cape Cod, 68 Rte. 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sept. 26, 2017
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