Stephan John Stock
of Medicine Hat, passed away on August 20, 2008 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, at the age of 25 years, beloved son of Leona and David Stock of Medicine Hat and brother to Bryan Stock of Calgary. Also cherishing his memory is his grandmother, Kathleen Cromie of Ireland; five aunts, five uncles and 43 cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Jean and John Stock and Jack Cromie. Stephan was born on June 3, 1983 in Campbell River, B.C. He moved with his family to Tsawwassen, B.C. in 1998 where he graduated from South Delta High School in 2001. They then relocated to Medicine Hat in 2002 and Stephan graduated from the Medicine Hat College as a Power Engineer. Stephan’s Canadian Forces career began in his grade 12 year. He joined the reserves while in Tsawwassen as a member of the “Jericho Beach” Signal Corps. Upon arriving in Medicine Hat he joined the South Alberta Light Horse Reserves. Stephan was very athletic and enjoyed team challenges ranging from soccer to football, he also enjoyed boxing, working out with weights at the gym, running, hiking and snow boarding. Stephan was proud of his Irish Heritage and his 1CER Comrades.
The funeral service for Sapper Stephan Stock, will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at the Patterson Armoury (120 Cuyler Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta) with Padre Ellis Jagoe , officiating. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Stephan, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer of Canada 118 Victoria Street N, Sarnia, ON N7T 5W9 or to the CDS Military Families Fund, c/o Canadian Forces Personnel Support Agency, 4210 Labelle Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K2. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Stephan Stock, or you may visit www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca and leave a message of condolence. Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 2V6. Please call 1-866-526-2214 for further information.