Wood, Rena A.

Birth Name Wood, Rena A.
Gender female
Age at Death 80 years

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1902 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
 
Death 1982 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island  
 

Families

    Family of Johnstone, Edwin Cecil and Wood, Rena A.
Married Husband Johnstone, Edwin Cecil
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage July 1942 Georgetown, Prince Edward Island  
 

Narrative

Daughter of Wallace Wood and Elizabeth Boswell, Rena was a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music. She was a well-known pianist, as well as organist and choir director of Zion Presbyterian Church in Charlottetown before her marriage.

Miss Rena Wood who needs no introduction as she is one of the leading pianists of this city. Miss Wood for the past three years has given her time and talents free to the training of the orphanage children along musical lines...

1942
Congratulations are being extended to Miss Rena Wood and Mr. Edwin C. Johnstone whose engagement was one of the pleasant announcements of the week

Saturday July 4, 1942
Wood - Johnstone Nuptials The marriage of Miss Rena A. Wood... Prince Edward Island “The Highlands", Georgetown, The ceremony was performed by Rev. J S. Bonnell, D.D., pastor

Saturday November 14, 1953
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Elizabeth Borton de Trevino author of "My Heart Lies South" visited the Island in 1929 as guest of Rena Wood (now Mrs. Edwln C. Johnstone) with whom she gave joint violin and piano recitals (The two life-long friend: met after a lapse of twenty years. in Mexico last year when Mr. and Mrs. Johnstone went in Mexico City Guardian of the Gulf

Obituary: Mrs. Edwin C. Johnstone
The death occurred at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Friday, July 30, 1982 of Mrs. Edwin C. Johnstone
(Nee Rena Wood) of New Haven P.E.I. following a long illness. Mrs. Johnstone was a valued member
of the Abegweit Branch and will be greatly missed by the members. She was a gifted musician, author of
several books and an avid gardener.

 

 

 

Pedigree

    1. Wood, Rena A.
      1. Johnstone, Edwin Cecil