Peacefully on Sunday, August 11, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Ted Stewart passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Dee, dear father of Jim Stewart and Kathy-Joh (Ryan) Hazzard, step-daughters Stacey (Brian) Jonker and Stephanie Adams, and loving grandfather to Calley, Sydney, Eve, Audrey and Fynn. Ted is also survived by his sister Catherine (Jack, 1971) Montgomery, brother-in-law Bob (Melanie) Sorensen, nephew Tim (Melissa) Sorensen and many good friends. Predeceased by wife Evelyn (Sorensen, 1997), parents Gordon (2005) and Anne (2012) and nephew Dean Sorensen (1995). Ted was an educator with the Lambton County Board of Education for 34 years. He enjoyed the company of the First Friday Poker Club, the Friday morning Breakfast Club, the Spanish River Fishing Club and the love and loyalty of his beloved dogs Gus and Jessie. Ted cherished his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment in Nairn Cemetery on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Ted has requested that donations be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia & District Humane Society, or Sarnia-Lambton Rebound (cheques only at the funeral home please). smithfuneralhome.ca