Bill Johnstone Memorial Park

Bill Johnstone Memorial Park,
70 Main Street, Sackville, N.B.
This park in the centre of downtown Sackville was named in honour of local resident Bill Johnstone (1949-2001).

The park was upgraded in 2014 adding public washrooms, a splash park and a kinetic fountain/sculpture.
Bill Johnstone January 30, 1949 – January 14, 2001 

This park is dedicated to the memory of Bill Johnstone, a life-long resident of
Sackville. Bill attended school, married and raised his children here. He
worked at his family grocery store and eventually took over the business
from his father. Bill operated the store for twenty-six years.
Bill was well known for his sense of humor, generosity, strong commitment
to family, religious beliefs and his constant desire to help others. A
strong supporter of Sackville’s youth, he not only contributed to many
organizations and special events but often worked quietly behind the scenes.
Bill touched the lives of every resident of this area in one way or another
in a positive manner, and because of him
our community is a better place to live.Thank you, Bill.
Commemorative plaque
placed by Town of Sackville
in 2003
in Bill Johnstone Memorial Park,
70 Main Street, Sackville, N.B.
“In Memoriam: Bill Johnstone” in The White Fence,14 (Feb.2001).

Doherty, Scott, “Downtown Park Named In Memory Of Bill Johnstone,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 5 November 2003.

Tower, Katie, “Design for Sackville’s downtown park unveiled,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 22 May 2013, p.3.

Tower, Katie, “Town celebrates opening of newly-improved park,” Sackville Tribune-Post, 24 September 2014, p.6.

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