Donald Johnston

August 16, 1925
- July 20, 2010

MILO - Donald Johnston, 84, died July 20, 2010, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Bangor, son of Leon and Grace Johnston. He worked for the railroad as an engineer and brakeman for many years, and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Barbara (Philbrook) Johnston. He is survived by two sons and their wives, Larry and Cathy Johnston of Sebec and Bruce and Vickie Johnston of Florida; two daughters, Diane Rideout and Lori Hall and her fiance, Chris Sprague, all of Milo; a sister, Priscilla Johnson of Bailey Island; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including a special granddaughter, Theresa Rideout of Milo; and his special dog, Midget. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to

Published in Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2010

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