Stephen Joseph DeYoung

May 26, 1952January 1, 2021

Steve passed away peacefully in his sleep at home after battling cancer.

Loving husband to Darlene (Wilson) and father to daughters Rachel and Kristen. Steve is survived by brothers Rick (Dorothy), Malcolm (Rosemarie), and Allan. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He leaves many other family members, friends, and coworkers who sadly miss him.

Predeceased by father, Edgar and mother, Barbara.

Steve was an avid golfer and loved every minute of the game. Despite intense jabbing by his friends, Steve remained a loyal fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

A memorial will be planned for Halifax NS once COVID restrictions allow.

Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Sarah & Phillip Williams

January 18, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Sarah (Myers) and Phillip Williams, Cow Bay

Florence DeYoung

January 17, 2021

Dear Darlene, my heartfelt condolences to you, Rachel and Kristen for the sad passing of Stephen. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family. I’m so thankful we had a chat with you , Stephen and the girls (tho another sad time) at Barb’s funeral. Looking forward to seeing you whenever at the memorial. With love and hugs, Florence .

Graham DeYoung

January 17, 2021

Darlene and family,

Deepest sympathies on the passing of Stephen.

Cousin Graham

Philip Nearing

January 16, 2021

Darlene and Family,

Sorry to hear about Steve's passing. Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers. I remember Steve from the old Texaco Refinery days, having worked with him for a number of years. He always seemed to be in a good mood and had a big smile on his face. His positive attitude was definitely contagious. Take care and hugs to all. 💞

Philip and Sherry Nearing

Randall Coles

January 15, 2021


Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Steve will be missed.

Heather and Randy

Rene and Anne Gagne

January 13, 2021

Darlene and Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. This was a shock to us. Steve was always so positive and upbeat. There was always a smile on his face when we played golf together or in passing on the golf course. We will miss him. Please accept our sincere condolences. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Anne and Rene Gagne


January 12, 2021

Darlene and Family,
So sorry to hear of Steve's passing; please accept my sincere condolences.
Brenda MacPhee

Rick and Dorothy Deyoung

January 11, 2021

We are both so saddened by the loss of your husband Steve and Rachael and Keirsten father. We Romberg all the Christmas visits to Barbs house. Food ; drinks; laughter and golf talk. We will miss all these memories. Prayers and love sent to you all . Rick and Dot.😢

Cathrine Cipriani

January 10, 2021

Very saddened to hear of Steve’s passing. I will miss the chats regarding our favourite New England Patriots! My sincere condolences to Steve’s family, friends & coworkers.

Kent Meisner

January 8, 2021


It has been many years since we last talked and socialized. Ann and I send our heart felt condolences. Although I did not know Steve well, I do know how important he was in your life and that of the girls.

Keep well

Kent and Ann Meisner