James Patrick "Jimmy" Johnston

James Patrick "Jimmy" Johnston

CLEARWATER, FL - James Patrick "Jimmy" Johnston, age 57, of Clearwater FL, formerly of Long Beach, CA and Gary, IN, passed away March 23, 2021 in Clearwater. Jimmy was a past parishioner of St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Gary where he also attended grade school. He attended William A. Wirt High School and was a graduate of Portage High School. Jimmy served in the United States Navy. He worked in aviation construction for McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, CA. Jimmy enjoyed the beach, music, reading and pizza. He was a sweet and gentle man who will be greatly missed by his siblings and friends.

He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Thomas and Rosemary (nee Bailey) Johnston; many aunts and uncles. Jimmy is survived by his siblings: Mary Anne of Tucson, AZ, Kathleen and Patricia, both of Noblesville, IN; Tommy of Hobart and nephew, Sean Johnston of Hobart.

Memorial visitation for Jimmy will be Friday, April 16, 2021, from 3-7:00 p.m., with a rosary service at 4:00 p.m., at BURNS FUNERAL HOME, 701 East 7th Street, Hobart. Memorial Mass will be Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., DIRECTLY at St. Mary of the Lake Church, 6060 Miller Avenue, Gary, IN. Inurnment at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. Donations may be made in Jimmy's name to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association. www.burnsfuneral.com




To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by The Times on Apr. 14, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Apr
17
Memorial Mass
10:00a.m.
St. Mary of the Lake Church
6060 Miller Avenue, Gary, Indiana
Funeral services provided by:
Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
MAKE A DONATION
Please consider a donation as requested by the family.
GUEST BOOK
Sponsored by The Times.
Add a Message
2 Entries
What a nice guy, so sorry to hear of his passing.
Linda Lyons Ponda
April 15, 2021
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
April 14, 2021