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Official Obituary of

Denny Stephan

January 16, 1946 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Denny Stephan Obituary

John Dennis “Denny” Stephan, 78 of Canal Fulton, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Born January 16, 1946 to the late Vincent and Margaret (Simmons) Stephan, Denny graduated from Northwest High School Class of ’64 and served in the National Guard. Denny worked many years in the hardware business at Kunkle Hardware and later as the owner of Manchester Hardware. After retiring, he worked for several years at Chippewa Golf Course. Denny loved to golf and take yearly vacations to the beach. He also enjoyed gardening, mowing grass and watching old westerns.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Joel Stephan, and his in-laws, John and Virginia Kunkle. Denny is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Kay (Kunkle) Stephan; sons, Sean (Beth) and Scott (Karen) Stephan; grandchildren, Brock (Sydney), Casey, Katie and Brooke Stephan; brothers, Mark and Norman Stephan; numerous extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be held MONDAY, April 1, 2024, 1pm to 3pm at the Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, 624 Cherry St. E. (Rt. 93) Canal Fulton. Funeral Service to follow on Monday, 3:30pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 7595 Middle St., Clinton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Denny’s name are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 408 9th St SW Suite 3400, Canton, OH 44707 or Mercy Hospice, 4369 Whipple Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44718.

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April 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Funeral Service
April 1, 2024

3:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
7595 Middle St.
Clinton, OH 44216


Alzheimer's Association-Greater East Ohio Chapter
408 9th St SW Suite 3400, Canton OH 44707

Mercy Hospice
4369 Whipple Ave. NW, Canton OH 44718


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