elevated Um0S7 December 29, 1944 – April 14, 2023
elevated Um0S7 Visitation
Friday April 21, 2023 from 11:00 – 1:15pm
elevated Um0S7 (During the visitation there will be an on going reception with light snacks and refreshments in the lower level reception room 11:00am to 1:15pm)
elevated Um0S7 Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated Um0S7 Funeral Service – Chapel of St. Joseph (within the Funeral Home)
Friday April 21, 2023 at 1:30 pm
elevated Um0S7 If unable to attend the Funeral Service, Click Here to watch it live.
elevated Um0S7 Obituary
elevated Um0S7 Suddenly, at his home, on Friday April 14, Alec Stephenson (Stockwell) passed away in his 79th year. He was predeceased by his parents Veronica and Alexander. Family was very important to Alec. He is survived by his brother Paul (Nancy) and was the beloved uncle of Christopher (Victoria), Veronica, and Heather (Matt) and great uncle of Lauren, Marcy, Kate, and Damon. He is also lovingly remembered by many Stephenson, Sands and Stockwell cousins and his Henderson family.
elevated Um0S7 Alec was a graduate of the University of Windsor. He attended York University, where he pursued post graduate studies and taught.
elevated Um0S7 His love of theatre led him to a lifelong career in the performing arts. His journey took him to China. There he spent one and half years at the Drama Institute and Fudan University where he cultivated, extended, and honed his craft. As well, he had many creative adventures performing and directing across Canada in theatre, television, and movies.
elevated Um0S7 Alec was also passionate about music, visual art, cooking, gardening, and genealogy. An accomplished pianist, he was an avid supporter of the arts and encouraged other people’s artistic endeavours.
elevated Um0S7 Alec had a genuine love for the natural forms and beauty of Georgian Bay, and treasured a life full of memories with family from his trips to the island. Many happy and memorable cottage days were spent with the Sands clan and the Reids. He truly appreciated the friendship and time spent staying with Robert, Linda, and their family.
elevated Um0S7 He took an active interest in the Performing Arts Lodge community where he resided and leaves behind many friends.
elevated Um0S7 Alec was fervent about politics and following his principles was involved with several campaigns and many organizations over the years.
elevated Um0S7 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice
Dear Uncle Paul and Aunt Nancy , sending my condolences on the passing of UncleAlex.Actually a couple of weeks ago, Gil’s son Cooper had an assignment in grade nine to complete a family tree so l sent pictures of Uncle Alex and your wedding photo!! fun going though all the photos. Hugs Audrey, Warren, Payton and Spencer
Our deepest condolences on the death of your brother Alec.
May he rest in peace.
Love, the Stavroffs and Bells
Dear Nancy and Paul,
I am so sorry to hear about Alex. Dad and mum were always so good to keep up with family ties. I was so shocked to see this online.
We had many fun Christmas parties on Nymark Avenue where many of the Stephenson clan got together.
Sending Jim and my sincere condolences on your loss.
Jennifer Ratcliff and Jim Beatty