Leslie David Steele III
Leslie David Steele III, 85, of Hillsborough passed away on July 1st, 2019 at the Moncton Hospital.
Les was born in Saint John on August 4, 1933 the son of the late Leslie David Steele II and Edna (Pierce)
Les worked at The Bank of Nova Scotia as a clerk, then worked with the Canadian Gypsum Company as a Manager, He last worked at Hopewell Rocks as a Commissionaire until his retirement.
He had a love of all sports and was instrumental in the Hillsborough Minor Hockey organization. He also enjoyed golfing, baseball, bowling and a good game of cards. He will be remembered for his quiet ways and always having a smile or a kind word for everyone he met. His kindness and affectionate hugs and unique laugh were part of who he was. He loved his family very much and appreciated the times he spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, always a treat bag ready for them. Les lived a simple life but was very happy and content with all he had and was always willing to share with others who were in need.
He will be deeply missed by his daughter, Pamela Steele of Hillsborough; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Steele of Hopewell Hill; his treasured grandchildren, Tyler, David (Katie) and Michael; and by his precious great grandchildren; Siblings, Mike (Mary-Jane), Lyn (Rod), Brian, Donna (Jim) He will also be missed by special friend Barb whom he shared many laughs with.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his beloved wife, Phyllis (O'Connor) sons, Leslie and Phillip , son-in-law, Paul Roy. Siblings Arthur, Betty, Bill, Katherine, Frances, Jack, Joseph and Richard.
Honouring Les's own wishes there will be no visitation. A celebration of his life and Memorial Service will be held at the Albert County Funeral Home on July 5, 2019 at 2:00pm with Rev. Dean MacDonald officiating. Following the service the family will be meeting with relatives and friends for further sharing of memories and for refreshments. Interment will be in the Grey's Island Cemetery, Hillsborough, NB.
Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of the Albert County Funeral Home, 4130 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB, E4H-3K2 734-2780
Friday, July 5, 2019
Albert County Funeral Home
Grey's Island Cemetery, Hillsborough, NB
Heart & Stroke Foundation