Winchester Press – obit – Lyle StewartLyle Stewart
William Lyle Neil Stewart, a resident of Morrisburg for the past40 years, passed away suddenly at home on Oct. 25, 2005. He was63.
He was born in Williamsburg on Oct. 14, 1942, to the late WellingtonStewart and the late Helen (nee Hunter). He was predeceased byhis brother Clifford and his sisters Norma and Marlene. Lyle issurvived by his loving wife Faye, whom he married on April 12,1999 in Las Vegas. He is also survived by his first wife Edith.He leaves behind his children Michael (Tammy) Stewart of RR1 Morrisburg,Tracey (Terry) Veinotte of Morrisburg, and Adam (Janice) Froatsof Brinston; his grandchildren Tyler Stewart, Christyn and ColeVeinotte, and by nieces and nephews.
He attended a rural public school and then went to high schoolin Winchester. He was a member of the high school football team,which he enjoyed very much.
Lyle loved people. He really enjoyed being around people, jokingwith the girls over at the clinic, and keeping them on their toes.Lyle not only enjoyed life, he knew how to make life enjoyablefor others. He liked to visit and older people loved him. He hada great sense of humor and possessed some famous “one-liners.”He loved camping, spending time with his buddies at the Legion,listening to country music, and attending country and westernjamborees.
Even though he’d been having great difficulty healthwise duringthe past few months, Lyle kept active to the end. “Hard-working”tops the list of phrases used to best describe Lyle, and thathe took pride in his work.
He previously worked for McFarlane Construction of Ottawa, asa grocery manager at Shoppers City East in Ottawa, and for SeawayChemicals. He also worked as the grocery manager at the Dominionstore in Morrisburg for more than 15 years. Lyle and Faye ownedthe Riverside General Store for about six years before his paintingand janitorial business became a full-time occupation. They spentthe last few years as superintendents of the Lakeview Apartments.
Friends called at the Marsden & McLaughlin Funeral Home inWilliamsburg on Oct. 29. The funeral service was held at St. John’sLutheran Church in Riverside Heights on Oct. 28 at 11 am. Pallbearerswere Bo Gale, Danny Rice, Garry Black, and Lyndon Casselman. Honorarypallbearers were Allan McCoy and Elwin Woolsey.
Donations to St. John’s Lutheran Church or the Ottawa RegionalCancer Centre would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.