Cpl John Stephen Steeves (Ret’d)

    • Cpl John Stephen Steeves (Ret’d)
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    • Cpl John Stephen Steeves (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal John Stephen Steeves (Ret’d) of Westville, Pictou County, NS on 4 March in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow at age 59.

    John was born and raised in Crossroads Ohio Antigonish, one of fourteen children. He wanted to join the Army like his dad, a veteran of the Second World War, and he joined the Canadian Military Engineers at 18. John’s postings included Canadian Forces Base Chilliwack BC, CFB Gagetown NB, and Lahr, Germany as well as a deployment to Canadian Forces Station to Alert NU. A serious training accident in Germany resulted in his being medically released at age 31 years.

    Visitation will be held Monday from 2- 4:00 and 7-9:00 pm in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish. Social distancing protocols must be followed, and masks are mandatory. A private funeral will be held in St. Joseph’s Church, St. Joseph, with a link to the service available Tuesday afternoon on the funeral home website. Burial will be in the parish cemetery in the Spring. Online condolences can be sent to the funeral home.