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Obituary of Stephen Carl Christenson
Life has come full circle for Stephen Carl Christenson who passed peacefully with his daughters by his side at White Rapids Manor on Saturday June 17th, 2023.
Stephen was born in
Stephen was employed for 35 yrs by NB Power as a meter technician. At 14 yrs old he was sent to work on the trains for CN rail as a cook’s helper before moving to
He loved to take long drives (never returning home by same route). He loved hunting, fishing, woodworking, fixing things. He loved to share his cooking and baking and was known for his date squares and mincemeat tarts. He loved to share his memories of travelling by train from
He is survived by his daughters Kathleen Toth (John), Mary Ellen Christenson (Greg Vallee), one son John Christenson (Rachel). 6 Grandchildren: Jessie Murray, Will, Micheal and Megan Toth and Samantha and Sarah Vallee. 8 Great Grandchildren: Tyler, David, Anna, Olivia, Saul, Ari, Cameron and Warren. One sister Willia Whittaker (Russel), one brother Tom Christenson (Eileen) and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife of 46 yrs Mary Eileen (Maroney), his parents William and Lillian (Mooney) Christenson, 3 brothers, William in infancy, Carl and George and one sister Kathleen Earle.
No visitation or funeral by family wishes at this time. A small service to be arranged at a later date.
A special thank you to the wonderful and caring staff at White Rapids Manor in Fredericton Junction where he spent his last 5 yrs and a special mention to Heather Toth for her many hours of care and driving him on his excursions when he was unable to drive, before moving to nursing home.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to White Rapids Manor or of donor’s choice. www.yorkfh.com