Sandi Stephens

Obituary of Sandi Stephens

We are sad to announce the passing of our dear mother, Sandra “Sandi” Stephens, in her 78th year. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 21, 2023, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on April 21st, 1944, in Saint John, New Brunswick, to her parents Victor and Edith (nee Wright) Train.


She was a 1963 graduate of Saint John Vocational School. Sandi had different careers over her life, which included working at the telephone company and the Saint John police force. She was also a foster parent during the 90's.

Sandi is survived by her sons John Train (Lara) and Rob Cormier (Laurie); daughter Michelle Brooks (Matt, former spouse); grandsons John Stephens, Jeremy MacDonald, and Logan Brooks; granddaughters: Moira Cormier, Riley Cormier, Ella Brooks, and Amelia Cormier; sister Anita Laskey (Bobby) and Virginia Edgar (Jack); brother Gordy Train (Angela, former spouse); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Our mother was always very independent and strong-willed. After her passing, her family doctor, Dr. William O'Brien called and spoke wonderfully in regards to her as his patient. He referred to her as a "baddass" of which we could not agree more. She will be sorely missed, and our hearts will forever hurt.


Arrangements are under the care and direction of Castle Funeral Home (506) 634-1701 (309 Lancaster Ave., Saint John, NB). At the request of our mother, cremation has taken place, and there will be no visitation or service.

Donations in Sandi’s memory can be made to the Palliative Care Department at the Saint John Regional Hospital. To make online condolences please visit

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