Peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital with his family by his side on Sunday, January 6, 2013 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of 45 years to Gabrielle. Loving father of Carol Johnston, Janet Becker (Rudy), Bob (Mary Lou), David (Brenda), predeceased by daughter Nancy Jean Johnston, Carol Enem, Vivian Gasteldo (Deni), Gloria Vidal and Andrew Vidal. William will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, great grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews. Dear brother of Ian (Dorothy), Janice Dool (Bob) and the late Ron. A private funeral service was held at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4 pm. Mrs. Helen Smith officiated. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the SAH Palliative Care Fund or the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH) would be appreciated. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.