Corporal Stephen Frederick Bouzane, Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (June 20, 2007)
BOUZANE, Corporal Stephen Frederick It is with great sadness that the
family of the late Corporal Stephen Frederick Bouzane announce his
passing at Kandahar, Afghanistan on June 20, 2007 at the age of 26.
Stephen was a member of the Canadian Forces 3rd Battalion Princess
Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, C Company, CFB Edmonton. Predeceased
by grandfathers, Thomas Snook of st. Albans and Francis Bouzane of
Little Bay. Left with fond and loving memories are his parents Moureen
and Fred of St. Albans, sister Kelly of Scarborough, Ontario,
grandmothers Lucy Bouzane of Little Bay and Cecilia Snook of St. Albans.
Also leaving to mourn, a large number of aunts, uncles, relatives and
friends. Father Eugene Morris and Father David Joy conducted with
funeral service at the Sacred Heart Parish in St. Patrick's on June 30,
2007. Interment was at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in St. Patrick's.
Pallbearers were provided by 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian
Light Infantry, CFB Edmonton. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ken
Goodyear and the staff of Central Funeral Homes Cpl Stephen Bouzane was
born on March 21st, 1981 in Springdale, Newfoundland, but grew up in
Toronto. He enlisted in the Regular Force, land component, on June 4th,
2003. After completing basic training, he was posted to 3 PPCLI in
Edmonton, AB, where he was employed as a rifleman with C Coy (Para),
with whom he deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, as part of Task Force
1-07. He was qualified Basic Mountain Operations, Tactical Combat
Casualty Care, Infantry Platoon Support Weapons, and LUVW driver, among
others. Stephen had no relatives in Edmonton, but had many good friends
amongst C Coy and the Battalion. He died while on duty in the province
of Kandahar on June 20th, 2007. He is survived by his parents Moureen
and Fred, as well as his sister, Kelly.