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Ashley 'AJ' M. Johnston, 23
SCARBOROUGH -- Ashley 'AJ' M. Johnston, 23, of Scarborough died on Monday, June 3, 2013, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House after being in a coma.
AJ was born in Elizabethtown, Ky., the daughter of Russell and Marjorie 'Willette' Johnston, where she was educated and a graduate of Scarborough High School Class of 2008.
She enjoyed dancing, fashion, music and spending time with her friends. She danced with Broadway Dance Academy from the age of six to the tenth grade and in later years she performed in dance competition with Star Dancers. She worked for four years at Texas Road House and helped choreographed the Scarborough Texas Roadhouse dance team for the New England Texas Road House Competition. The past year she worked at Zeus Closet where she was able to pursue her interest in fashion.
She is survived by her parents, Russell and Marjorie Johnston of Scarborough; brothers, Jonathan and wife Lauren Arnold of Rochester, N.H., Timothy Arnold of Scarborough, sister Elizabeth and her husband Antonio Valderrama of New Haven, Conn.; grandmother Joan Johnston of Orono; three nephews, Teddy, Simon and Gideon Arnold; and many extended family members and loving friends.
A celebration service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at the East Point Christian Church in Portland. Arrangements made by the Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Rd., South Portland. Online condolences may be expressed at
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the 'Remember AJ Fund' online at
Ashley 'AJ' M. Johnston
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on June 5, 2013
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"To Margie & Russ and all the family, Today's Memorial service for Ashley was truly the most beautiful..."
"My heart goes out to all of you. I will continue to pray for your hearts to heal."
- Lyndi S
"I'm sorry to read about the death of Ashley. To lose someone so young has to emotionally painful. Others..."
"Ashley I cannot believe you are gone...it doesn't seem real. Thank you for the countless smiles, hugs..."
- Amy Stone
"Ashley was always a bright star when she was around. The world will be a little dimmer now. Our love..."
- Brenda Cook
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