Kenneth Paul Stuart Stanbury passed away peacefully on April 22, 2023 surrounded by the love of his family, just shy of his 81st birthday. Beloved husband to Deanne Dennison. Loving father of Deborah, Stuart (Cassandra) and Kimberley (Stephen) from his marriage to Beth Stanbury (nee Kerr). Fondly remembered by his stepdaughter Sheila Dimas and her husband Bob. Proud grandfather to Robbie and Grayson Stanbury, Rachel Gould, and step-grandfather to Katherine and Christopher Dimas.
Paul was the eldest son of the late Kenneth C. Stanbury and Lena G. Stanbury (nee Reeve) and is survived by his brothers, Donald and James (Brenda) who he loved dearly. Cherished by his nieces, nephews, and many cousins for the role he played in keeping our family connected.
Paul taught mathematics in North York at Newtonbrook Secondary School, Emery C.I., and William Lyon Mackenzie C.I. He coached many baseball and basketball teams, convening Phoenix Baseball and York Region Basketball leagues.
A lifelong Presbyterian, he served the church faithfully as an elder at Knox Presbyterian Church in Agincourt, Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, and St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Vaughan.
He enjoyed playing bridge and this became a favourite retirement activity, he and Deanne enjoyed games throughout North America and met many friends through their love of bridge.
A visitation will occur on Thursday evening, April 27th from 6 – 8 p.m. at Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street South (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213).
A funeral celebrating Paul’s life will occur on Friday, April 28th at 1 pm at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 10150 Pine Valley Drive, in Vaughan including committal and interment in the churchyard. If you are attending the church for Paul’s services, please park on the west side of Pine Valley Drive (the same side as the church) for safety reasons. There will be paid duty officers directing you where to park for your safety.
For those wishing to watch Paul’s funeral through live stream, may do so at the following link either on Friday at 1 p.m. or after at a more convenient time:
A reception will follow at the Gables of Kleinburg (75 Treelawn Blvd, Kleinburg,).
Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com