June 17, 1952 to September 30, 2020
Leslie (Les) Stewart – of Ethel, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday September 30, 2020 at the age of 68. Les enjoyed spending his time raising chickens and selling the meat and eggs, doing home renovations and tending his flowerbeds. He drove transport truck for 42 years and volunteered with the Ethel Firefighters breakfast and Ethel Public School flipping pancakes. Les enjoyed playing baseball and helping with various ball tournaments. Les and his wife Jane entertained many children as Santa and Mrs. Claus for the last three years at the Ethel Hall. Beloved husband of Jane (Pfeiffer) Stewart, with whom he celebrated 30 years of marriage on September 1st. Loving father of Lindsay (Tyler) Gingrich and Lauren (Rob) Gray. Special papa of Levi and Jackson. Brother-in-law of Mike (Debbie) Pfeiffer. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Donnie, Jeff, Vincent, Holly (Matt) and Tom (Dana). Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Doris (Marsh) Stewart, sister Eva Stephens and nephew Jason. A private visitation and service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood, with Pastor Brian Hymers officiating. A public interment will take place in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel on Saturday October 3, 2020 at 12 noon. Due to COVID-19 restrictions allowing a maximum of 100 guests, those wishing to attend the interment must confirm their attendance by calling the funeral home at 519-356-2382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Social distancing must be respected and masks are required. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: ALS Society 393 University Avenue Ste 1701 Toronto, ON M5G 1E6 or Grey Firemen’s Association – Ethel Station c/o Gary Boyer RR1 Ethel, ON N0G 1T0 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the Funeral Home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.