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Rosemary Thora Stewart passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Rosemary was born in Durban, South Africa, on June 29, 1939 to the late Eugene and Edith Nicolas. Rosemary’s legacy spans three continents. At 18 she bravely travelled to New Zealand to begin her adult life. It was there she met and married her late husband Richard Stewart. Her first-born son, the late Allan Stewart, was born in New Zealand. Always courageous and looking for adventure, Rosemary and her young family moved to Canada in 1967. In Canada Rosemary built her life and was blessed with two more children: Sharon Le Sage and David Stewart. Rosemary is also survived by, her loving sister Gwen, dedicated niece Sharon, and nephew Matthew Grassman. Rosemary's joy in life, to which she provided unwavering love and dedication, was brought to her by her three grandchildren: Emily Telford, Kathleen Le Sage, and Jacob Telford. Rosemary was also blessed with a great-grandchild, Bentley Jacob Allan Le Sage. She will also be dearly missed by her soon to be daughter-in-law Gayle Olver and grandson Kyle Olver. Rosemary’s life was filled with passion for her family. She selflessly cared for her grandchildren and her commitment to them demonstrates the courage and strength she possessed.

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