R. Eldon Steeves, 85, of Campbellton, passed away on Saturday, August 6th, 2005 at the Campbellton Regional Hospital.
Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Clarence M. and the late Cora (née: Douthwright) Steeves.
Mr. Steeves worked at Dominion Stores and Clogg’s Jewellery before moving to Dalhousie in July 1947 to start a business, he subsequently moved to Campbellton in 1954 where he established and operated Steeves’ Jewellery & Gifts, he was a member of Canadian Jewellery Association since 1947, the Masonic Order F&AM (Campbellton), Order of Eastern Star (Campbellton) and the Campbellton United Church.
He is survived by his wife, Anna M. “Peggy”(née: MacCallum) of Campbellton; one son, Brock of Campbellton; one sister, Lena Prosser of Riverview as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Steeves was predeceased by two sisters: Aleen Wilson and Alverta Henry and also by one brother, Arnold Steeves.
Visitation will be held at the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, 857-1901, on Monday, August 8th, 2005 from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm.
Funeral service will be celebrated at the Chartersville Funeral Home Chapel, on Tuesday August 9th, 2005 at 2 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Shriners Charities would be appreciated by the family.