Edward Stephenson

Obituary of Edward Francis Stephenson

September 3, 1954 – New Waterford, Nova Scotia

May 7, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Edward Stephenson of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at the age of 68 years, after a long struggle with heart failure. 


Born in New Waterford, NS, on September 3, l955, he attended St. Agnes schools and Xavier College in Sydney, NS.


Eddie came to Calgary in 1974 and worked in construction for almost forty years.  He was a member of the Construction and General Workers Union, Local 92. Eddie loved all sports, and was a fervent fan of the Calgary Flames, Toronto Blue Jays, and Miami Dolphins. 


He is survived by his son, Thomas, stepdaughter, Rio Mitchell, brothers, Father Bill and Paul, both of Calgary; siblings, Michael, Carmel (Jack) Coffin, Fidel (Ann), Brenda (George Milburn), Bernadette (Wally) Foley, David (Anna), and Pius (Gail), all of Nova Scotia; numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, Fidelis and Florence; brothers, Art, Ron, Thomas (in infancy); and sister-in-law, Marilla.


Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Eastside Memorial, 5388 Memorial Drive, Calgary, AB T2A 3V9) on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Funeral Mass and burial will take place this summer in New Waterford.  


Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Eddie’s service streamed live (see below) on the day of the service. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Eddie Stephenson, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.


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