Stead Ernie Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Ernie “Clem” Stead, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Clem left this world peacefully at home on Friday, November 10th, surrounded by the love of his family. Aged 82, he leaves behind a legacy of love, warmth, and cherished memories that will forever resonate in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know him. Ernie, affectionately known as Clem, was born into this world, and throughout his 82 years, he lived a life rich in love, laughter, and cherished moments. His passing has left a void in the hearts of his family and friends, as they come to terms with the unexpected loss of a man whose presence brought joy to all who knew him.
Clem was the beloved husband of Marilyn, and together they shared a journey through life’s highs and lows, a journey marked by unwavering commitment and love. As a cherished dad, grandad, and great-grandad, Clem’s family was the heartbeat of his existence. He found immeasurable joy in being surrounded by those he loved, and his legacy lives on through the generations he touched. His sudden departure has left a profound impact, and the Stead family, in their collective grief, has expressed a unique wish. In honor of Clem’s vibrant spirit and the joy he brought to every room, they have requested that mourners refrain from wearing black attire at the funeral service. Instead, they encourage attendees to wear colors that reflect the vibrant life Clem led, a testament to the celebration of the man he was.
The funeral service and cremation will be held on Monday, December 4th, at 11:40 am at Pontefract Crematorium. The family, appreciative of the outpouring of support during this difficult time, kindly requests no family flowers. Instead, they invite those who wish to express their condolences to consider making donations to Diabetes UK, a cause close to Clem’s heart. A donation box will be available at the crematorium for those who wish to contribute. For Clem, life was a journey filled with meaningful connections, and his sudden departure leaves a void that can never be filled. In the face of this profound loss, the Stead family takes solace in the memories of the laughter, the shared moments, and the unconditional love that defined Clem’s life.
Ernie “Clem” Stead may no longer be present in the physical realm, but his spirit lives on in the countless lives he touched. As family and friends gather to bid their final farewells, they will celebrate a life that, though unexpectedly cut short, left an indelible mark on the hearts of those who had the privilege of calling Clem a husband, father, grandfather, and friend. In times of grief, may the memories of Clem’s laughter, his kindness, and his love bring comfort to those who mourn. As the Stead family navigates through the pain of loss, may they find strength in the love they shared and solace in the knowledge that Clem’s spirit will forever be a guiding light in their lives. As we remember Ernie “Clem” Stead, may we be inspired by the love he gave, the joy he spread, and the indomitable spirit that defined his journey through life.