Surrounded by his family, STEPHEN ALEXANDER HUMMEL peacefully passed away at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia on Monday, December 15th, 2014 at the age of 89. Loving husband of Jane (nee Neilson). Devoted father of Glen (Rita) Hummel, Beckie (Gerry) Franklin, Dale (Ruth) Hummel, Dana Hummel, Tammie Hummel, Kirby (Carlene) Hummel, Tracy Hummel, Trent (Catherine) Hummel, Christopher Neilson, Jeffrey Neilson, and Cindy (Jeff) Ruscett. Cherished grandfather of seventeen grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister Priscilla Lynett and sister-in-law Noreen Hummel. Predeceased by his first wife Margaret Hummel (nee Osborne), his parents, Thomas and Elizabeth Hummel, his brothers Leo (Kathy) Hummel, Morris Hummel, Vincent Hummel, Rita (Roy) Markel, Ambrose (Marion) Hummel, Carl Hummel, and brother-in-law Arnold Lynett. At Steve’s request there will be no visitation or service at this time. A service of remembrance will be held at a later date in Trout Creek, Parry Sound, Ontario. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.on.ca) and can be arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100. A special thanks to Dr. Butler, Dr. Hines, and the Nursing Staff at C.E.E. Hospital for the care they provided. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.