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Steve Defalco, 1951-2018. It is with great sadness that the family announces his passing on June 13, 2018 at the age of 67. Beloved spouse of Lucie Bédard. Loving and adored father of Nicholas and Catherine, and grandpa to Emma.

Steve also leaves behind his dear siblings : Susan, Tom, Jane, Nancy, Tim, Mary, Jeff and Matthew. He will also be missed by his sister-in-laws: Linda, Josée, Anick and several nieces and nephews, and mother-in-law Gilberte. He was a cherished step-son to Barbara and was predeceased by his parents Stephen Defalco and Aline née Sauriole as well as his brother Gerry and sister Connie.

In respecting Steve’s wishes, a private celebration of life will be held with family and friends. Donations in Steve’s memory may be made to the Canadian Lung Association. Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services ~ Fairview Chapel, 259 St. Patrick Street, Ottawa, Ontario 613-860-2424.

47 responses to “DEFALCO, Steve”

  1. Barbara says:

    Dearest Steve,
    You leave us with many happy memories of times together. You were a man who loved greatly, and cherished family above all else.
    I remember the joy and pride with which you introduced Lucie to our family, and your delight in the birth of Catherine and Nicolas. And then Emma! Thank you for sharing all these years with us. Now Rest In Peace.

  2. Muriel Reoch & Family says:

    Sending our deepest condolences to all of the Defalco family during these very difficult days.

  3. Chloe says:

    Catherine & family,

    I am saddened to hear of your dad’s passing. I remember sitting around the camp fire with your parents one evening, it was such a lovely night of easy conversation and laughs.

    I know he will be missed. I hope you can find some comfort in the memories you share.

    My deepest sympathies,
    Chloe, Joel & family

    • Catherine Defalco says:

      Thanks Chloe. I had forgotten about that night by the fire. It’s memories like that that are comforting and really represent who he was.

  4. Joyce Frith says:

    To your family we are sadden to hear of Steve’s passing. We have many memories of your family in the Alliance Co-op and I know that you’ll have many memeories to share with Emma. So sorry.
    Our deepest sympathies
    Richard, Joyce and Rachel Frith

  5. Sylvie Graham says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. He has always been so kind to me and my family. He will be missed. Praying for peace to Lucie and her family. Sending all our love 💕.

  6. Janis Perkin says:

    Dear Lucie, I am at a loss for words on seeing that your beloved husband Steve has passed. May you and your family find comfort in knowing that friends are mourning with you and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. God bless, Janis

  7. Carmen Lubrano says:

    Lucie, je suis si peinée de cette triste nouvelle, je suis de tout coeur avec toi et les tiens, mes pensées sont avec toi et ta famille.Sincères condoléances!

  8. Steve and Pauline Walker says:

    Our condolences to the Defalco family. I remember Steve so well in the years at Alliance Coop and seeing him as chef at K&S restaurant. A very nice friendly man. RIP Steve

  9. Diane Dupuis says:

    Very sad to hear of Steve’s passing. My thoughts are with you Lucie and all your family during these difficult days

    May you find comfort in all the memories shared.

  10. Francine and Dan Ehrl says:

    My deapest sympathy, he was such a big part of your life
    I know he will be missed.
    Je te garde dans mes pensées durant ses moments

  11. Miryam blouin says:

    Mes sympathies à toi Lucie et ta famille,
    Les Blouin, Mimi, Yoyo et Jojo.

  12. Suzanne Mantha says:

    My condolences to you and your family.

  13. Gisèle et André says:

    Chère Lucie, nous venons tout juste d’apprendre la triste nouvelle. Nos plus sincères sympathies à toi et ta famille. Si tu as besoin de quoi que ce soit n’hésite pas à me téléphoner. Bon courage.

  14. Johanne Morin says:

    To the family,
    Please accept our sincere condoleances. We have nothing but good memoeies of Steve.
    Johanne, Brett and family

  15. Rrita Saumure says:

    Mes sympathie a toi Lucie ainsi qu’à tes enfants et toutes ta familles. Bon courage.

  16. Manon saumure says:

    Mes sympathies à toi Lucie et ta famille.

  17. Sue and Bob Davidson says:

    Lucie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours at this sad time. May you find much peace.
    Kindly, Sue Taylor-Davidson and Bob Davidson and family

  18. Ann Lowe says:

    Sending our deepest sympathies to Lucie, Nicolas and Catherine. Sad to hear of Steve’s passing. Xo Ann, Rick, Dakoda and Brayden Lowe. (220 Honeysuckle,Alliance)

  19. Diane says:

    Chère Lucie…Nos plus sincères sympathies à toi, tes enfants et ta famille. Vous êtes dans nos pensées durant ces moments difficiles. Diane et Michel Deslauriers

  20. Gaetan Laniel says:

    Nos sinceres sympathies a toi chere Lucie ainsi que ta famille. Lorraine et Gaetan Laniel

  21. Nicole Lajoie says:

    Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi Lucie ainsi qu`à ta famille. Bon courage! Nicole, Cher & Maurice Lajoie

  22. Adina says:

    Dear Lucie & family,

    My sincere condolences for your loss. May happy memories bring you comfort, now and always.

  23. Valery Tardif says:

    Je voulais t’offrir mes sincères sympathies à toi et ta famille.
    Valery Tardif

  24. Andre Laflamme says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Grief never ends… But it changes.
    It’s a passage, not a place to stay.
    Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith…
    It is the price of love.

  25. Brigitte Baginski says:

    Lucie – I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. May God grant you strength and peace through this difficult time.

  26. Pakhshan Ahmed says:

    Hello Lucie,
    I am so sorry to hear the news of the passing of your husband. May his soul rest in peace and you and the family find strength during this difficult time. My thoughts are with you.

  27. Matt Denison says:

    Sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  28. Evelyn says:

    “Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.”
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Evelyn and Gary

  29. Theresa Towns says:

    Lucie and family, I am very sorry for your loss.

  30. Edgar et Elzéar Saumure, MA Faubert says:

    Toutes nos condoléances pour la perte que vous vivez . Que les bons souvenirs vécus avec lui vous apportent du réconfort.
    Edgar et Elzéar Saumure et Marie-Andrée Faubert.

  31. Heather Malouin says:

    Dear Susan,
    So sorry to hear that you have lost yet another treasured sibling. Our most sincere condolences going out to you and Marty; and all of the Defalco family.
    Heather and Dan

  32. April says:

    We are so sad to hear about Steve jr’s passing. I remember stories my parents told when Steve “just showed up” on their doorstep as a young adult. At any family gathering Steve would always add to my family lore. His would always be the warmest welcome. He was always especially kind to my mom. We will miss him. Our love and condolences to all of you. Irene, Dante, Denis jr and April

  33. Christiane Guibord says:


    Mes plus sincères sympathies à toi et ta famille. Je pense à toi pendant ce temps difficile.

  34. Janel Conliffe says:

    Dear Lucie,
    My deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort in the Lord during this trying time.

    Janel Ahmed-Conliffe

  35. Sue Debanne says:

    Dear Lucie
    My sincere condolences to you and your family.
    God bless you all.

  36. Martin and Dorothy Defalco says:

    Dear Lucie,
    Martin and I just learned of Steve’s passing. We and our family send our deepest condolences to you and your family. We remember Steve as so very warm and friendly. Our thoughts are with you and the family.

  37. Susan Pike says:

    Dear Susan,
    Our sincere condolences to you, Martin and all the family and friends of Steve. I had the pleasure of being in Steve’s company over the years at your many gatherings. I know he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  38. Tristene Villanyi Bokor says:

    Lucie, I’m so sorry for you loss. Sending you and your family love and strength during this very difficult time xx

  39. Malle Saksniit says:

    Dear Tim and Sandi,
    Although I did not know your brother, I feel sadness for your pain and loss.

    Et mes sympathies profondes pour ta belle-sœur Lucie et sa famille. Je n’ peux pas imaginer la perte d’un époux.

  40. Malle says:

    Dear Tim and Sandi,
    Although I did not know your brother, I am saddened for the pain you must feel. I’m so sorry for your loss.
    Et new sympathies profondes a ta belle-sœur Lucie et sa famille. Je n’peux pas imaginer la perte d’un époux.

  41. gaetan saumure says:

    Mes sympathie a toi Lucie et ta famille

  42. christine Sanon & Swuzie says:

    May deepest my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.

  43. René E. Emmell and Nicky Courchesne says:

    Please accept our deepest sympathies. He was a good men to get along with and will be missed.
    René Emmell and Nicky Courchesne (226 Honeysuckle

  44. Margaret Mary says:

    Hi Lucie,
    Sorry to hear about your loss. My sincere condolences to you and yours.
    Margaret Mary

  45. Josée Taillefer et Jean-Luc Racine says:

    Chère Lucie

    Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi et toute ta famille. Nos pensées et nos prières sont avec vous tous.
    Josée et Jean-Luc

  46. Darquise Gervais says:

    Dear Lucie and family,
    So sad to hear about your loss. My sympathy to you all. I hold you in my thoughts.

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