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Rose Johnston, 100, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born October 30, 1917 in Detroit, MI, she co-owned The Oyster Bar downtown Fort Wayne in the 1950's. Rose enjoyed sewing, cooking, and 18 holes of golf with her friends at Pine Valley Golf Course. For years she walked miles each day at Fort Meyer's Beach. Her family always looked forward to going to Gran's on Sunday for her special Italian dinner. She will be greatly missed. Surviving are her son, Hugh (Mary Ellen) Johnston of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Cindy Richards, Hugh (Pam) Johnston Jr., and Michael Johnston; great-grandchildren, Ryan Richards, Alycia (Wes) Timmerman, Dustin Johnston, and Nicholas Johnston; great-great-grandchildren, Lainey Richards and Rylee Timmerman. Rose was preceded in death by her husband in 2005, Hughie Johnston; father, Peter Porreca; mother, Lena Porreca; and 5 siblings. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Saturday, November 25, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. There will be a private service for family only. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to The Allen County SPCA. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.