Stephen Stinson June 16, 1930 - September 19, 2006 STINSON, Reverend Fr. Stephen - After a lengthy battle with cancer, Father Steve died on Tuesday, September 19, 2006, at the age of 76, in Hamilton, Ontario. He was predeceased by his parents, Sidney Stinson and Ethel Rose. He will be lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters: Ted (Dorothy); Mary; Peter (Marie); Rose (Bruce) Lyon; Joseph. He will be sadly missed by six nieces and nephews, as well as great-nephews and nieces. Father Steve was ordained a priest on June 4, 1955, and faithfully served God and the people of Hamilton Diocese for fifty-one years. He served as associate pastor at Immaculate Conception Parish in Formosa, Holy Family Parish in Hamilton and St. Francis Xavier Parish in Stoney Creek. He served as pastor at St. Anthony Daniel Parish in Scotland, St. Patrick's Parish in Burlington, Sacred Heart Parish in Guelph, St. Anthony Daniel Parish in Kitchener, and St. Eugene's Parish in Hamilton. Father Steve retired in 2001 to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Hamilton. He will be sadly missed by his former parishioners and many friends. Visitation will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 416 Mohawk Road East, on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday 5-9 p.m. A Cursillo Prayer Service will take place on Thursday at 8 p.m. The Vigil for the Deceased will be celebrated on Friday at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Friscolanti Funeral Chapel, 905-522-0912. "Death is swallowed up in victory."