Stephen Bernard Byers

It is with great sadness that the family of Stephen B. Byers announces his passing which occurred on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, NB on April 3, 1943, he was a son of the late Stephen and Thelma (Toner) Byers.


Stephen was a family man, he adored his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and would do anything for anyone. He also enjoyed antique cars and his cowboy hat.


Stephen is survived by his loving wife, Anne-Marie Byers (Richard); his sons, Guy Gallant, Gerald Gallant (Pam); daughters, Crystal Byers, Kathy Richard-Goentzel (John), Debbie Gallant; brothers, Alfred Byers (Mary-Anne), Brian Byers (Tina); sisters, Maria Johanson (George), Judy Thorpe (John), Cathleen McInerny (Joe); brother-in-laws, Alex Richard (Gail) and Guy Richard (Joan); sister-in-laws, Mabel McGraw (Ernie), Yvonne McGraw (Donnie), Jeanette Collette; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Stephen was predeceased by his brother, Norbert Byers; his daughter-in-law, Krista Gallant; son-in-law, Emery Richard; brother-in-laws, Eric Collette and Arthur McGraw; sister-in law, Cheryl Richard.


Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). Services will be held at a later date, in Alberta. Donations in memory of Stephen may be made to Outflow Ministry (Men’s Shelter). Online condolences may be placed at