Ioan  Stefaniga

Obituary of Ioan Stefaniga

Stefaniga: Ioan Constantin

Ioan Constantin Stefaniga, 62 passed away on May 2nd, 2024 peacefully in Chatham.

Son of Emilia (nee Hornea) and Ioan Stefaniga, he was born on May 20, 1961 in the beautiful city of Timisoara, Romania.

He graduated from Loga High School in Timisoara and after pursued an education in Mechanical Engineering.

Together with his little family - Daughter Ioana-Cristina and Wife Daniela, immigrated to Canada in 1994, where he built a successful career and life.

Beloved Father to Ioana-Cristina, Great and loving Papa to Eleanor, Harrison, and Estelle.

Papa loved to do puzzles with Harry, cuddle with Stella, read with Eleanor, listen to rock and roll, read millions of books, and enjoy gardening. His infectious love and laughter will remain in our memories forever!

Great friend for many; Manuel and Palmira, Violeta, Christian, Adriana B, Ralph, John and Patricia, Paul M, Dory, Mircea and Tatiana and many others.

His life ended suddenly, but his memory and star still shine upon us forever. May God bless your soul, may God rest your beautiful soul forever, may God bless us all with peace, compassion, understanding, humbleness, and love.

Rest in peace beloved Papa!

A celebration of his beautiful life will be held at a later date.

Donations made in memory of Ioan to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Online condolences may be left at


McKinlay Funeral Home

459 St. Clair Street, Chatham



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