Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre

1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON


Larry Stecho

October 29, 1939July 13, 2015

Passed away peacefully at Sunnyside Home on Monday, July 13, 2015 at the age of 75. Beloved husband to Joyce Padington and cherished father to Rodney (Laura), and Kevin. Papa Larry leaves precious memories with John, Thomas, Jack, Claire, Linda (Robert), Nelson (Rose), Pamela, and Cheryl (David). He is predeceased by his parents John and Charlotte Stecho and will be sadly missed by many other family and friends.

Larry was a longtime member of St. Peter’s Lutheran church where he sang in the choir, an employee at J.M. Schneider for many years as well as being heavily involved with Scouts Canada.

Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre (1001 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener) on Thursday, July 16 from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Larry may be made to Scouts Canada, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, or to the Sunnyside Foundation.


  • Visitation Thursday, July 16, 2015
  • Service of Remembrance Friday, July 17, 2015


Larry Stecho

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July 20, 2015

Greatest sympathy goes out to you and the rest of the family. Larry was such a kind quiet man. Sending a great big bear hug to you. <3

July 17, 2015

Joyce, please accept my condolences to you and your family, on Larry's passing.
Ruth Bremner

July 17, 2015

Joyce, I am so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Although I did not know him well, I always appreciated seeing him at our concerts under your special care and guidance. My sympathy to you and your family.

Cathy McNorgan

July 15, 2015

Joyce and Family - Our sincere condolences from the Physio Team at Lanark.

Bill Bean

July 15, 2015

It was always a pleasure to have Scouter Larry attend one of our meetings. He was a patient guide to me as a Scouting leader, and always willing to pitch in and help with a group activity. His enthusiasm for working with young people set a great example.

Susan Woodhouse

July 15, 2015

I remember Larry from the Schneider days when I was working in the mailroom and at reception. Joyce, please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. Larry will be deeply missed

Craig Campbell

July 15, 2015

Condolences to the family on your loss. I remember Larry as an early life (for me) positive role model through Scouts. It was very evident he had a passion to see youth succeed.

Karin Endresz

July 15, 2015

Joyce, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Larry, may he Rest in Peace.