Ronald Joseph Stevens Sr.

14 March , 19283 April , 2019

STEVENS; Keptin Ronald Joseph Sr. Wagmatcook It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald Joseph Stevens Sr. on Wednesday, April 3 at Victoria County Memorial Hospital in Baddeck. Ronald was born in North Sydney, but lived his life and was a proud member of the Wagmatcook community. He was a respected elder of the community, who was very proud of his culture and language and worked hard to teach it to anyone willing to learn. His life was marked by his love for his people, his culture, his language and his God. Ronald was a member of the Grand Council, a past Chief and a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also an active participant in the Chapel Island Mission and served as an altar server well into his 70s. Along with his parents Joseph and Annie Stevens, Ronald was also predeceased by all of his siblings Stephen, Thomas, Rodrick, Benedict, Andrew, Daniel, Mary Helen Piero, Isabelle Poulette and Angeline Googoo. Ronald is also predeceased by his wife Jane Julia (Isadore), and children: Keith, Douglas, Deborah, Marcia and Gerald and grandchildren: Shawn and Chad. Ronald survived by his children: Ronald Joseph Jr., David, Kevin and Connie along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, god children: Noel Googoo and Roger Peck and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the hospital staff for their compassionate care, and thank you to all our family and friends who visited and prayed for our Father. Visitation will begin from 2pm on Sunday, April 7 at the Elders Centre in Wagmatcook with a Funeral Mass taking place at 11:00am on Tuesday, April 9 at Queen of the World Church with Fr. Vargheese officiating. A feast / salite will take place following the service at the Cultural Center in Wagmatcook. Ronald’s cremated remains will be laid to rest along side his wife in Queen of the World Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be sent by visiting


  • Joseph Stevens, Father
  • Annie Stevens, Mother
  • Jane Julia Stevens, Wife
  • Stephen ., Brother
  • Thomas ., Brother
  • Roderick ., Brother
  • Benedict ., Brother
  • Andrew ., Brother
  • Daniel ., Brother
  • Mary Helen Piero, Sister
  • Isabelle Poulette, Sister
  • Angeline Googoo, Sister
  • Keith ., Son
  • Douglas ., Son
  • Gerald ., Son
  • Deborah ., Daughter
  • Marcia ., Daughter
  • Shawn ., Grandchild
  • Chad ., Grandchild
  • Ronald Joseph . Jr., Son
  • David ., Son
  • Kevin ., Son
  • Connie ., Daughter
  • Along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, god children Noel Googoo and Roger Peck, and numerous nieces and nephews.


  • Visitation Sunday, 7 April , 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, 9 April , 2019

Ronald Joseph Stevens Sr.

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