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Stephen Russell Neyendo

March 03, 1965 - January 16, 2023

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Obituary For Stephen Russell Neyendo

Stephen Neyendo, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Inuvik, NWT, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023, at Prairie Lake Hospice, at the age of 57 years.

Stephen was born on March 3, 1965, in Inuvik. He began his journey with Signature Support Services in 1977, when he attended The Peace School of Hope. Over the years Stephen enjoyed many workplaces including Swan Industries and favorite employer Boston Pizza.

He loved to travel, socialize, gifting to people, and crafting. He also loved watching Young and the Restless, making birthday cards, attending Joy Chapel, watching Mama Mia, Grease, and Saturday Night Fever. Stephen was generous, fun loving, and very theatrical.

Stephen will be sadly missed by his family from the Northwest Territories; special friend Edna; as well as many friends in Grande Prairie and surrounding area.

A special thank you is extended to Dr. Angela Barreth, the palliative care team, nurse Preet Hundal, and to all the staff who helped Stephen throughout his years.

A Viewing will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 12:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.). Funeral Service to follow.

Burial will take place in the Northwest Territories with his family.

Memorial Donations may be made to Kev’s Kids in memory of Stephen (200, 9835 101 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 5V4).

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  • 01/20/2023

    Sincere condolences to all of Stephen's family and friends: We had the pleasure of being next door neighbours to Stephen and the other residents of the group home in Avondale at one time. Among his other attributes Stephen was quite an athlete as I recall, particularly in running events. He was also usually pretty quiet and unassuming, especially when Joe and Charlie were around. God love you!

  • 01/19/2023

    Over the years well being with grandpa Special Olympics, Steven smile brighten my day as he saw me at the mall or at the GP storm game. Every storm game he'd give me big high five. I never got to coach Steven and any special Olympic sports but if his Aid workers would say " here comes Coach Buffie" and he would smile. He will be missed💜

  • 01/19/2023

    Condolences to Steve's family, signature family and friends. George has the pleasure of working with Steve at swan industries for a number of years. He would come in and hand out Boston pizza gift cards to everyone (nothing was on them of course) but we took them graciously thanking him, Stephen was so generous and always so happy to bring one a smile. We have so many great memories of him that will stay with us and we will hold them to our heart always. Love to all, from the Sabourin family

  • 01/19/2023

    My buddy Stephen ❤️ you were a joy to this world.

  • 01/18/2023

    Sorry hear of Stephen passing he was a great guy I love working with him at Swan and he would come work with me every day r.i.p Stephen from ur friend treena Pilgrim

  • 01/18/2023

    Stephen you will be missed by many. I'll never forget your smile and tender side. RIP Kathy T

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