BARNES, Christine (née Johnston)
May 26, 2022

Christine Barnes


Peacefully, surrounded by her children, Christine passed away May 26, 2022, at the age of 87. Predeceased by her loving husband Thomas Barnes, her parents, Garnet Johnston and Mazel Barr, her sister June (Kent) and brothers, Phillip (Mavis), Kevin and Richard. Dear mother of Joel (Joyce), John (Heather), and Mary Jane (late Graeme). Loving grandmother of Joshua, Noah, Garnet and Tate. Eldest sister of Wilhelmina, Robert (Debby), Edward, Graham, Donald (Nancy) and Charles (Bonny). She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Memorial service will take place at St Columba-By-The-Lake in Pointe-Claire, on June 9 at 1 p.m.

A graveside service will take place at Castleford Union Cemetery in Renfrew, Ontario, on June 11 at 2 p.m. a reception will follow.

A special thanks to the compassion, respect, and dignity shown by all the staff of the Teresa Dellar Palliative Care. Your kindness will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Teresa Dellar Palliative Care would be greatly appreciated.


St. Colomba-By-The-Lake

11 Rodney, Pointe-Claire, Qc, H9R 4L8

Thursday, June 9, 2022, 1 p.m.

Burial service

Castleford Union Cemetery

3438 River road, Renfrew, ON, K7V 3Z8

Saturday, June 11, 2022 2 p.m.

8 responses

  1. Norma Olshansky

    June 1, 2022 at 9:41 pm

    I will always remember her with fondness and respect. One very special lady, indeed.

  2. Krista Johnston

    June 2, 2022 at 6:31 am

    I will miss you auntie. You were such a rock for me during hard times. I will always miss you. Give my love to the whole gang on the other side. I’m so happy you had such a WONDERFUL & full life.

  3. Harold and Susan Gilchrist

    June 2, 2022 at 8:40 am

    Fondly Remembering cottage times. Sincere condolences to Joel John and Jane.

  4. Margaret Milsom

    June 2, 2022 at 12:26 pm

    Dear Joel and Family, We are all sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Thinking of you at this time. Margaret, Walter and family

  5. Jane Nesbitt , Harry and Travis Curry

    June 2, 2022 at 12:37 pm

    Dearest Joel (Joyce), John (Heather), Jane and your families as well as Christine’s siblings and their families.
    Deepest condolences are being sent to all as you gather together during this sad time. Christine was a unique, wonderful lady who will be badly missed. Let all your memories of better times help to bring you comfort

  6. Andreemathieu

    June 2, 2022 at 2:08 pm

    To Mary Jane and her family:My sincerest sympathies,God needed another angel. Perhaps our mothers will meet?

  7. Diane Lebeau

    June 2, 2022 at 4:14 pm

    My deepest condolences to you Mary-Jane and your lovely family. May the best of what you learned from her helps you live without her.

  8. Ray Prince

    June 6, 2022 at 3:46 pm

    She was a classy lady who loved her 3 children very deeply ( Joel, Jane & John) . Our condolences . Diane & Ray Prince


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