Obituary of Maurice Fredrick Stephenson
STEPHENSON, Maurice Fredrick – With his wife by his side, Maurice Fredrick Stephenson died at Ajicjic Hospital, Mexico on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the age of 82. Beloved husband and best friend of Avril Elizabeth-Anne. Loving Father and Step-father of Marcus Stephenson, Lisa Stephenson, Sarah Eisenbraun and Alexander Grigg. Cherished Grandpa of Taylor, Samantha, Cameron, Sydney & Aidan. Predeceased by his first wife Georgina, his parents Sarah & Fred Stephenson & his half brother John Kay.
Maurice Frederick Stephenson was born in Scarborough Yorkshire England on November 30th, 1936. He graduated from London City University in England in 1961 with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He enjoyed a thriving and successful career with Esso Petroleum, Exxon, Suncor and Irving Oil. He was one of the first Engineers in Sarnia to build Nova. Later in his career he formed his own company with a partner Scott/Stephenson working mostly with environmental assessments for Insurance. He was a member of the Rotary in Burlington, Sarnia as well as Mexico and won the “Paul Harris Fellow” International Award. He was a world traveller with his wife Avril going on many adventures throughout the world. They travelled to India and Nepal where they volunteered with Child Haven International helping less fortunate children. They travelled to Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Africa, Egypt, India, Nepal and Tibet. They have seen all of Europe, their most favourite, Italy and Turkey. They have travelled across the United States and Canada and including Alaska. Their passions for travel lead them to Mexico where they happily retired together. Maurice suffered from Parkinson disease but continued to beat the odds as a very active man. He was an avid reader with a wealth of knowledge which he shared with his children and grandchildren. He had a great appreciation for a stimulating conversation. He was known and loved by many and we will all miss him.
A Memorial visitation to celebrate Maurice, will be held at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 Christina St. N., Sarnia, on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Parkinson Society, 117-4500 Blake Rd., London, ON N6L 1G5. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Maurice
Stephenson 1936 2019..
Décès pour la Ville:Sarnia, Province: Ontario