STEEVES, JOHN D. - John D. Steeves, of Moncton, with his loving family at his side, passed away peacefully at The Dr. Georges-L. Dumont University Hospital on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. Born in Hillsborough, he was the son of the late Frank and Daisy (Groundwater) Steeves. John was a retired Carman at the CNR Shops in Moncton, with 37 years service. A very creative person, he enjoyed doing renovations, woodworking, loved to watch trains, enjoyed the outdoors and meeting former classmates at the annual class reunions. He also enjoyed traveling, trips to Florida (Indian Shores), Disney World, socializing with his friends and spending precious time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. John will be sadly missed by his loving wife of over 57 years, Myra (Trites) Steeves; children, Cheryl Conway (Alan), Chandra Smith (Harris), both of Hillsborough, Rex (Ruby), Stoney Creek and Randy of Hillsborough; precious grandchildren, Jared, Tarah (Lee), Jennifer, Justin and Amanda; cherished great granddaughters, Bailey, Briana and Julia; sisters, Jean Clothier (late Pete) of Victoria, BC and Janet McIntyre (Philip) of Quispamsis; niece, Heather.
Resting at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) with no visitation hours or funeral service by personal request. Private family service to be held at a later date. Interment, Grey’s Island Cemetery, Hillsborough, NB. In John’s memory, donations to a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.fergusonknowlesfh.com