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Ethel Steeves


Ethel Steeves

Ethel Joyce (Stone) Steeves of Petitcodiac passed away on July 14, 2023.

She is sadly missed by daughters, Sharon Holt (James), Leslie Steeves, Heather Ward (William), Holly O’Toole (Kevin) and son, Philip (Paulette). She had 8 grandchildren, one predeceased granddaughter, 12 great-grandchildren, a niece, a nephew and one predeceased nephew. Ethel was the wife of the late Wallace (Wally) Steeves.

Born in Stewiacke, NS, on August 27, 1929, Ethel was the daughter of the late John and Clytia (Wilcox) Stone. She was predeceased by her brothers, Frederick, Claude and Clarence.

For 37 years, Ethel volunteered at the Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home as a Pink Lady. As a member of the Petitcodiac Baptist Church, she enjoyed teaching Sunday School, Bible School and helping with Explorers and the Junior Choir. She was a life member of the Helen Hahn Women’s Missionary Society.

Ethel enjoyed visits from her neighbors’ children, her extended family. Known as a gracious hostess, she served tea, lunch and/or treats to all who entered her home; many hot meals and visits were given to sick neighbors and friends. She was cherished by many life-long friends. Ethel loved to skate, to garden and to read. Her kindness and thoughtfulness touched the lives of many.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Lakeview Manor and their staff for their care shown to Ethel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Salisbury Funeral Home, 506-372-4800. All arrangements at this time are being held privately. A graveside interment will be held at the Maplewood cemetery at a later date.

If desired, donations made to the Petitcodiac Volunteer Fire Department would be appreciated by the family.

Online condolences and donations may be made at

Burial Location
Maplewood Cemetery

Requested Charity
Petitcodiac Volunteer Fire Department