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STEVEN BALFOUR The family of Steven Robert Balfour sadly announces his sudden passing at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the age of 47. Loving son of Rosemary (née Murray) and Dennis Balfour of RR#2 Dublin. He will be sadly missed by his sons Jacob, Ty and Tucker, his dear friend Ange Pestell of Monkton and her sons Wade and Jared. Steve will also be missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Predeceased by his grandparents Vincent and Dorothy Murray, Arnold and Elsie Balfour, and by his aunt Loretta Butters. Steve was a 15 year employee of Parmalat in Mitchell, as well as an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Visitation was held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, 87 Goderich St. W., Seaforth, 519-527-1390, on Wednesday, February 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (with Parish Prayers at 1:45 p.m.). A funeral mass to celebrate Steve's life was held at St. James Catholic Church, 22 Victoria St., Seaforth, on Thursday, March 1st at 11 a.m., with Fr. Clare Coleman officiating. The Pallbearers were Bob Nash, Tony Simons, Rob Vance, Jason Murray, Kevin Ryan, Mike Goos, and the Flower/Gift Bearers were Tucker Gillanders-Balfour, Wade Pestell, Jared Pestell and Carson Vance. Also participating in Steve's funeral mass were readers Craig and Mark Murray, June De Sousa, eulogist Dean Murray, and extended Murray family members whom accompanied the St. James Choir. Interment took place in St. Columban Cemetery and a reception followed at the Seaforth Legion, Branch 156. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of choice would be appreciated and can still be made through the funeral home. Online condolences and donations can be made by visiting Steve's memorial at 13258311
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