Gilbert Chesley Stevens

February 22, 1943 to November 26, 2019


It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our cherished husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, brother in law and uncle.  Gilbert passed peacefully away at the Palliative Care Unit, after a short battle with cancer on Tuesday November 26, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.  Predeceased by his parents Archibald and Esther Stevens; sisters Violet and Edina; brothers Arch (Bertha), Fred (Rita), Alex, Eric and Lew; and son in law Patrick Pearcey.

Leaving to mourn the love of his life and wife of 56 years, Shirley (nee Tremblett); children: Karen (Roy Morgan), Debbie, Gilbert (Kathy), Craig (Lisa), Denise (Rick Petten), Darlene (Steve Moores) and Dianne (Robert Dinn); grandchildren: Amanda (Ryan Abbott), Stephanie Stevens, Michael Stevens (Victoria), Steven Pearcey (Melanie), Courtney Stevens (Andrew), Ryan Pearcey, Chelsey Stevens (Ben), Jason Morgan, Nathan Petten, Emily Stevens, Gillian Petten and Holly Newhook; great grandchildren: Charlotte Stevens, Hannah Stevens, Jake Abbott, Avery Penfold and Harper Penfold; sisters Mary (Lew Noseworthy) and Florence Stevens; brothers Charlie (Clara) and Levi; and sisters in law: Marie, Pauline and Sharon; also, a number of friends and other relatives.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to Doctor and friend Robert Woodland for his care and compassion.

The family will accept visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday November 29 from 10- 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Saturday November 30 from the Carnell Memorial Chapel at 10:00 a.m. No Flowers by request. Donations in Gilbert’s name may be made to The War Amps.



10-9 p.m. on November 29, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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10:00am, Saturday November 30th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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The Stevens Family
No words can describe how sorry we are for your loss, sending our thoughts and prayers to your family during this difficult time.
Big Hugs & lots of Love from Ontario
– The Hoey Family

Gilbert and Kathy,

Tanya and I send our condolences. Sorry to hear the news.

Thinking of all of you on this sad day. Our deepest condolences on your loss.

Hello Shirley and family; was so sorry to hear from Dave re Gil’s passing; you must all be in shock! I am glad Shirley you have such a great extended family to be with you at this sad time. I will call you soon when you will have more time to chat, and not now when you are going through so much… lots of love – Doreen

Sorry for your loss.

So sad to hear , love & Condolences from me & ART

Denise,Sorry to hear of your dads passing.Sincere condolences to your family..

to the Stevens family
Sorry to hear of Gils Passing
Thoughts and Prayers
are with all your family
Denise he was one of the good guys
Very sorry
Pete and Cynthia Jardine

To all the Stevens Family.

We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Hold dear your memories as they will help you in the days to come..

John & Annette Shea & Family

To Aunt Shirley , Karen, Debbie, Gilbert, Craig, Denise, Darlene and Dianne. So sorry to hear of Uncle Gills passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .
He was a special and good man who will be deeply missed. I have so many good memories.
Thinking of you all.
Greg and Linda Stevens

Shirley, Sorry to hear of your husbands passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
God Bless
Dot (Simpson) Hammond

Shirley and Family,
Sorry to hear of Gil’s passing. May God bless and comfort you at this sad time.
Debby (White) Durnford

So sorry to hear of Gil’s passing ( as would be Sylvia). Sincere condolences to Shirley and the rest of the family. Having lost my dear Sylvia a few months ago, I can certainly understand and feel what the family is going through at this time. Take good care.

Shirley, just a note to you and all the family that I Shirley I would like to say that iam sorry for your loss ,its been forty years since I left Groves Road ,and ive never forgotten how kind both you and Gil were to me ,from rides to school and horse rides to just being there if the Gosse family got in trouble and when my mom died and I came home ill never forget your kindness. wish I was there to give you all a hug and let you know I love you all. May God bless you all, Rest in Peace Gil.

Karen, Roy, and Jason.
So sorry to hear about your Father /Grandfather’s passing.
Please accept our condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mike and Diane Dinn

Karen , Roy, Jason and Family
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of your dad. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

Gil, Kathy and Courtney
We were so sad to hear of your father’s/grandfather’s passing. We trust that all the fond memories will bring you smiles at this time. Thinking of you all and sending you warm hugs.

My sincerest sympathy to the Stevens family.

Denise, Rick, Nathan and Gillian, We were saddened to hear of the passing of your father/grandfather. We pray you will find comfort in the many loving memories that you have.

So sorry to hear the news of Gil’s passing.

Karen and family, Roger and I wanted to let you know we’re thinking about you and sending condolences. We had hoped to visit the funeral home but the flu is keeping me close to home. We hope you find solace in your memories and comfort in the love of your family. Take good care. XO

Gill Cathy Courtney and all the Stevens family The good times and memories of your father grandfather will help you in this time of sadness He will be missed but always remembered

So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. Sincerely Hubert and Marguerite Locke

My deepest sympathy to all the family on Gil’s passing. I know this is a difficult time for you all and I want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care and remember the good times. He was such a sweet man.

My deepest condolences to Courtney .

Aunt Shirley, Karen, Debbie, Gilbert, Craig, Denise, Darlene and Dianne
So sorry to hear of Uncle Gil’s passing
I remember a lot of great times at Nan & Pop’s on Glendale at Christmas and at his Irving station
He was a very funny and generous man
Thinking of you all in this very difficult time

Craig and all of the rest of the Stevens family, I am saddened to hear about the passing of your dad. He had such a big presence and I remember he always had a wonderful smile and a hearty laugh. May your memories of your times together provide some peace to the sadness you feel.. Hugs to you all.

many fond memories of gil working at nat sea products yrs ag rest in peace my friend

Shirley and family,
So shocked and very sorry for the sudden passing of Gill. Shirley you’ve got the good happy memories you and Gill had in your marriage. I know your girls and the boys will take good care of you. Lloyd and I are so sorry not to be there with you. Will see you when we get home. Take care and God Bless

Lloyd and Jean

To all of the Stevens sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at the difficult time.
Terry & Wendy Bennett

Craig and family. So sorry about the passing of your dad. May he rest in peace.

Karen, Roy and family, so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

To the Stevens families my deepest condolences , may Gods warm embrace comfort you all in these coming days .RIP.

The Stevens family,

I am so sorry for your loss, this will be a difficult time for everyone. Be there for each other, he would have wanted it that way.


Karen and family,
I am thinking of you and know how you must be feeling right now. Memories will bring you comfort as time goes by and especially during moments when you will miss him the most. My condolences.

My condolences to the Stevens family! Gil was a fine gentleman and he will be missed by many. RIP Gil

Our deepest condolences to Debbie and family,

Mrs Stevens, Karen, Debbie, Gilbert, Craig, Denise, Darlene and Dianne please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of such a sweet man your husband and dad. I have many fond memories of your dad and mom. They always welcomed us Squires’s into their home and showed nothing but kindness towards all of us. I’m not there to give each of you a hug but know that I am thinking of you all in this sad time. Take comfort in each other and give your mom a hug from me, xoxo

Our deepest condolences to all the Stevens family.