October 1936 - December 2021
It is with great sorrow that James (Jim) Stewart’s family announces the passing of a wonderful father and husband on December 12th, 2021. He has now joined his beloved mother Pearl Rebecca (Cunningham) Stewart and his father Hugh Wellesley Stewart.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Evelyn (Lucas) Stewart and five children. Jeff (Anna), Julie Payne (Will), Susan (Shawn), James JR. (Tanya), Hugh (Cathy). Six Grandchildren Nathan (Brianne) Joshua, Ben, Emma Payne, Quinn, Lane, and great grandson Reid Stewart. Also survived by his five siblings Lorraine, Allen, Gail, Bruce, and Murray. Jim served five years with the Royal Canadian Navy. While serving in the Navy he played for the Royal Canadian Hockey Team. He worked for Oshawa Group Food City until retirement. After his retirement he spent many mornings at YMCA Sudbury. The Toronto Maple Leafs has lost one of their biggest fans.
The family will host a Celebration of life in the spring of 2022. Donations in Jim’s memory can be made directly to the Kidney Foundation https://kidney.ca/Get-Involved/Make-a-Gift/Kidney-Clothes and Alzheimer’s Society Sudbury https://alzheimer.ca/en.