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VERSEGHY, Steven Mark

February 16, 1968 — July 25, 2017

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Steve on July 25, 2017 at the age of 49. Survived by his loving family – wife Natalie Verseghy; daughters: Hayley and Lauren Verseghy of Kelowna, BC; parents Frank and June Verseghy of Brooklin, ON; brother Mike Verseghy and nephew William Verseghy of Whitby, ON; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins in Ontario and Australia. Steve was born in Toronto on February 16, 1968. He began swimming with the Ajax Aquatic Club and eventually made it to the Canadian National team where he swam with the likes of Victor Davis and Alex Baumann in the 1980’s. Swimming was Steve’s passion and his dream was to pass his knowledge of swimming on to the next generation of swimmers. Steve had a big heart and was always willing to drop everything to help someone in need or volunteer his services to various organizations. Steve came to BC in the mid 90’s to Victoria to pursue a career in swim coaching. He then moved on to a career in the banking industry which eventually brought him to Kelowna in 2000. From the moment he came to BC, he never wanted to leave. Steve loved camping on Vancouver Island and the Kootenays with his family. He will be forever missed by all who knew him.

A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be held on Friday August 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. Interment to follow at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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The service for VERSEGHY, Steven Mark is scheduled for Friday, August 4, 2017. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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  • Cathy Kelemen says:

    Please forward my condolences to his family and his parents. Steve’s father is my cousin and although I never knew him growing up, we connected on FB this year and I realized how much of a dynamic person he was. Zest for life, how proud he was of his daughter’s art and her art is fantastic. Love to all and he will be with me forever, even in that short time I got to know him. Bless you all and my prayers will be with you. Both my parents died of cancer so I will make a donation in Steve’s name to that charity.

  • Sandra Hobbs says:

    I was so shocked and saddened to learn of Steve’s passing. I only knew Steve for a few months but I will always remember him. He was so passionate about swimming! But beyond that, he had a genuinely kind heart and I just wish there were more people like him in the world. I sincerely hope he is now at peace.

  • Rick Menary says:

    Steve was one of my first friends in Ajax when i moved onto his street in 1974. I have fond memories of us skate boarding and building forts with Steve. My deepest condolences to his wife and children and to his mom dad and brother.

  • Gail says:

    Dear Natalie, Hayley and Lauren,

    I am so very sorry to here of your loss. I worked with Steve at CIBC and always enjoyed his stories. He was a great happy guy, always very pleasant, and enjoyed hosting his gatherings. He loved to brag about his beautiful family. Please accept my condolences and know that I am thinking of you,
    Warmly, Gail

  • Kathleen Scott says:

    I am deeply saddened by the loss. My condolences to Steve’s family and friends.

  • Jake and Lynne Rempel says:

    We were so saddened to hear of the loss of your dear Steve. Our sincere condolences to all your family. May God bless you and comfort you during this difficult time.

  • June Hillion says:

    It was with great sadness I learned of Steven’s passing. Mark, Jo-Anne and myself wish to send our condolences to Frank and June, Michael and all his family at this very sad time. We all have very pleasant memories of his time at 95 Bolland Crescent, Ajax when he was our next door neighbour and learned his swimming skills in their back yard pool. Our hearts go out to you all – June Hillion.

  • Susan Keaveney-Chartrand says:

    Dear Frank, June, Mike &
    We were so shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of Steven. Far too young for your son, brother and uncle to have gone..There are no words really that will help but know that you are in our thoughts.
    Bob & Sue

  • Anne porter says:

    We have fond memories of Steve growing up in our neighborhood, Ajax, Ontario, he was a fun loving and happy person. Our deepest sympathy to June, Frank Micheal and family. God bless.

  • Gail & Ray MacCarl says:

    Our deepest sympathy to June, Frank, Mike and Steven’s family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Lisa Buskermolen says:

    My deepest condolences to Steve’s family and anyone who
    knew him. I worked with him at CIBC and will remember him as a hard worker with a team spirit. Rest well and I hope you are at peace now.

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