May 19, 1949 – Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 11, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
With very sad hearts we announce the passing of our wonderful Stephen on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from cancer.
Stephen was an avid Chelsea F.C. soccer fan having played keeper in university. He volunteered at the Folk Festival, in the beer gardens and Film Festival with his son. He loved to travel around the world with his family. Stephen loved his family unconditionally.
Stephen was brought up in Dartmouth and went to Dartmouth High and Dalhousie University, graduating in Commerce. He came to Calgary in 1981 and started working with Alberta Mortgage and Housing, going through many Ministries for thirty-three years, ending as Executive Director for the Homeless Support Program and Human Services for Alberta, and retired in 2014. He loved helping people and was truly a scholar and a gentleman.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Elizabeth Manley and survived by his daughter Tara Shomady (Shawn); grandsons, Elias and Marcus; and his brother Lee Manley (Linda). He is also survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Thomas Elliot (Sandra) and their children Laurie and Donna, William Elliott (Michael), David Elliott (Marilyn) and their children Vicky and Chris. He was predeceased by his son Shawn in 2017 and parents Art and Connie Manley.
Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com. If friends so desire, donations to honor a life well lived may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 55 St Clair Avenue West, Suite 500,Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Y7 Telephone: 1-888-939-3333, www.cancer.ca.
In living memory of Stephen Manley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences