We, the family announce the passing of Theresa Louise Stevens, age 67, after a short illness on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at the Halifax Infirmary, Halifax.

Born on December 9, 1954, in Boston, Mass., Theresa was the daughter of the late Daniel and Gladys (Bernard) Stevens.

Theresa is survived by her former husband, Joe Paul; brothers, Thomas, and John M Stevens (Rachel MacDonald), both at home; grandchildren, David Paul Jr. and Hanna Paul, Waycobah. She is also survived by her godchild, Cheryle Knockwood, Eskasoni.

Besides her parents, Theresa was predeceased by her son, David Joe Paul Sr; sisters, Donna Rose, Anna Stevens, and Linda Ginnish; bother, Daniel Jr; and godchild, Shane Stevens. She was also predeceased by two brothers in infancy.

Theresa was a devoted caregiver to children and especially to her special friend, Denise. She enjoyed playing bingo, attending pow-wows and cruising on her scooter. Theresa will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation for the late Theresa Louise Stevens will begin on Thursday, March 10, 2022, after 6 p.m. at 4258 Shore Rd, Eskasoni. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at the Holy Family Parish, Eskasoni, with Fr. Antolin Asor officiating. Interment will take place in St. Katari Parish Cemetery, We’koqma’q, at a later date following cremation.

Covid protocols will be practiced at the Mass.

Donations in memory of Theresa may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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