Laurence Gavin Stephens

Born: Tue., Aug. 24, 1943
Died: Mon., Feb. 15, 2021


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Laurence “Larry” Gavin Stephens
August 24, 1943 - February 15, 2021

Larry passed away peacefully with his children by his side on Monday, February 15, 2021, in his 78th year.

Beloved father of Deborah Stephens (Jason Simkin), Laurence Stephens (Jennifer Stirling),
Kyla Stephens (Rob Petitti),
Jeremiah Stephens (predeceased),
Ashlee Stephens (Mathew Harmer)
and Jordan Stephens (Larissa Alston).

He will be sadly missed by his siblings
Nona (Gordon predeceased) Ray,
Guelda (Nick) Kalenuik (predeceased),
Maxine (Donald predeceased) Howson,
Charmaine (Tony predeceased) Vander Eyken, Rudy,
Vicki (Douglas predeceased) Kennedy,
Tom (Maryanna predeceased) Stephens,
John (Aline) Stephens, Allen Stephens,
Paul (Laurel) Stephens, Kimberly (Lewis) Jewel,
Philip (Pamela) Stephens and Martin Stephens.

Proud grampa to many grandchildren.



Family and friends will gather
at Island Funeral Home

Visitation
on Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 6-9pm
and Friday, February 19, 2021 from 11am-2pm.
To arrange a visitation time
please call Ashlee at (705) 507-6427.

Funeral Service
will be held at 2pm
with elder Dawn Dawson officiating.
All COVID-19 precautions must be followed.

Flowers may be ordered from E’s Flowers (705) 603-0715

Donations may be made in Laurence’s honour to
the Manitoulin Centennial Manor Tree of Lights.

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Don & Sharon Stephens
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
Sorry fit your loss ...praying for peace and comfort for you all ...wish we could be with you but do to coved 19 that’s not possible but we are there in spirit xb...love & prayers .....Don & Sharon ...

Don & Sharon Stephens
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
Sorry for your loss ...praying for peace and comfort for you all ...wish we could be with you but do to coved 19 that’s not possible but we are there in spirit xb...love & prayers .....Don & Sharon ...

Laurence stephens
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
Going to miss u dad...very blessed to have u in my life..

Robert Jewell
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
Condolences to the Stephens family at this time of loss. God less you all.

Linda Bowerman
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Stephens family. Always enjoyed my visits with Larry at the Manor when volunteering before Covid hit. May he rest in peace.

Terry Morphet
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with the family in the loss of a loved one.

Ruth Eadie
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
Love and Light to you all during this difficult time.
Ruthie & Scott

Ashlee Harmer
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
Dad, you were an amazing man and I am going to miss you so much. I am so thankful you were able to share such special moments with me such as my baby shower, my wedding, and meeting your 2 grandsons!! You will be very missed by us all.

Rob van der Eyken
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
So sorry for your loss. It has been a hard year for all of you. Our hearts go out to you all. Go up McLeans Mountain and look across the waters, over to La Clouche and beyond to the sky above. Feel that breeze? That't his energy that will always be with you.

Lynn and Ken Vander Eyken
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Larry. We send our prayers and thoughts as your family goes through this challenging time. All our love Lynn and Ken

william & Ellia Orr
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021
to the Stevens family you have our deepest sympathy

Jennifer. Stirling
   Posted Sun February 21, 2021
My condolences go out to the Stephens family and friends I’m so glad I had the opportunity and chance to meet you he will be missed so much until we meet again we had some good family times in the small time that I met you will always be cherished my heartAnd I promise I will keep cookie safe love you always Jenny

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