Lester E. Steadman

Steadman, Lester E. (Les)

Of Courtenay passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Sunday, July 20th, 2003 at the age of 85. Born in Bridgewater, N.S., 1918. He is survived by his sons: Barry (Courtenay) and Grant (Vancouver), and grandson Brian, sister Mary of Bridgewater, N.S., relatives and nieces and nephews in Edmonton and Calgary. Predeceased by his first wife Marguerite 1989, and second wife Betty (nee: Varney) 2003, parents, brother Paul and Marshall.

Les joined the RCAF and served for over 30 years – Canada, Goose Bay, England, SHAPE, France, HQ Ottawa, and last posting CFB Comox. Les was a dedicated Recreation Officer. On retirement he served as Recreation Director, Town of Comox, and secretary Chamber of Commerce in Courtenay. He was a long-time member of the Canadian Legion and 888 Air Force Association.

Les will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Piercy’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements, Saturday, July 26, 2003 @ 2:00 P.M.