Notice of Passing – Stephen Holotuk – Reg. #20167

Leslie Frederick Stephen Holotuk

Staff Sergeant (Retired)

Reg #20167

1938 – 2024

Years of Service: 1957 – 1983

Postings:  “E” Division

RCMP Veterans’ Association Member
Vancouver Division

November 1, 1938 – March 12, 2024

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Steve Holotuk on March 12, 2024 in Mission, after a long battle with heart failure. Steve was a beloved husband, father and sibling who leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Violet, and his children Tracy, Peter and Gail. Steve was born in Rye, Ontario and grew up there with his parents and ten siblings.

Steve became an RCMP officer in 1957 and retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1983, serving several communities in BC. He became an active member of the RCMP Veterans Association. After retiring from the RCMP, Steve became an insurance adjuster investigating insurance fraud. He was a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Honourable Order of the Blue Goose, Vancouver Pond.  Steve loved curling, golf and watching hockey. He served as a hockey referee for many years.

There will be a small gravesite service on April 2, 2024 at 2pm in the Memorial Gardens site at Valleyview Cemetery, located at 14644 72 Avenue in Surrey, BC.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Remembered with respect and gratitude for his service.