Zachar, Stephen Anthony

Stephen Anthony Zachar born March 5, 1950.

It is with great sadness to announce Stephen Anthony Zachar passed away peacefully and with dignity on Friday March 15, 2019 at Mount Sinai Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with Leukemia. He was born to the late Stephen and Eva Zachar. He is survived and missed by his wife and soul mate Laura,  his son Steve Junior, his brother Wayne and Wayne’s wife Debbie, his Step Mother Ann, and his nieces Stefani and Aleesha, his best friend and cousin Ron. Stephen was born and raised in Toronto. He attended Oakwood Collegiate during his high school years. He served with Canada Post for many years and enjoyed being out in the fresh air and interacting with the customers on his route. Steve made some life long friends there.

He also maintained part time retail employment with Dominion Stores and made some life long friends there as well. Stephen was an avid sports fan and favored football, hockey, baseball and golf. In his younger days, Steve actively participated in these sports. Stephen also loved the outdoors. He enjoyed going for walks in the park and his Camping trips to Algonquin Park. Steve will be greatly missed by his family, friends, acquaintances.

Please join in the celebration of the life of Stephen Anthony Zachar:

Saturday March 23, 2019

St. John’s Dixie Cemetery and Crematorium (737 Dundas St E, Mississauga)

1:00 p.m.  commencement of celebration
2:15 p.m. Sharing of memories, thoughts by guests
2:30 p.m. Eulogy (Wayne)
3:30 p.m. farewell

Note:

There will be time allotted if any family or friends would like to share their thoughts or special memories of Steve. If anyone is uncomfortable speaking but would like something shared then please write something down, bring it with you and it will be read for you.

In lieu of flowers, donation forms will be available for the Princess Margaret Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada 

8 replies
  1. Shirley McMullan
    Shirley McMullan says:

    My Dearest Steve. I have many fond memories of the past 20 years we were together. Miss you so very much. May you rest in eternal peace. Love always Shirley.

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  2. John McPhee
    John McPhee says:

    My name is John McPhee and I worked with Steve at Dominion back in 1996-98. What can I say, he was one of the best workers I’ve had the pleasure to work with. Yes he did have his moments of terror where he could clean a shelf of soup off with one swoop of his arm then spend half the night putting it back. Good times we had and many laughs.One time when I just started at the job Steve told me I had a helper that night. Low and behold this guy had terret syndrome. He’s down at one end of the aisle dropping f bombs.Hilarious’ we got a good chuckle over it. It’s unfortunate we lost contact over the years but I’m glad he’s not suffering anymore. His job now will be to look after us old farts down here until we punch the clock. You’ll be missed ,so god bless you Steve and for Godsake RELAX. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there but I have family issues myself.

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  3. Margaret Whittern
    Margaret Whittern says:

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Steve. I worked at Dominion in Northtown Plaza same time as he did and remember all the fun we all had back in the day. Always laughs and events going on in the store. Linda and I send our condolences to you all and sorry could not be with you to share in the fond memories of your loved one. Rest in Peace laddie. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Margaret

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  4. Kelly Blanchard
    Kelly Blanchard says:

    Our deepest Sympathies to The Zachar Family and especially to his Son our Cousin Stephen. Always will remember many trips to Wasaga Beach with him and Aunty Sharon, many family gatherings at my late parents home. He was a great Man, Father ,Grandfather, Uncle , Husband, brother, Cousin and Friend. Rest in peace❤️❤️ Love Kelly xo (Niece)

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