Obituary for Stephen Frances Tolland Jr.

Ponca City Now - November 16, 2022 5:08 pm

Stephen Frances Tolland Jr.

May 1, 1995 – November 5, 2022

Stephen Frances Tolland Jr., 27, passed away unexpectedly November 5th, 2022 in Framingham, Massachusetts. Stephen was born May 1st 1995 in Syracuse, New York to Stephen Tolland Sr. & Gail Ann Jimenez.

After graduation Stephen attended Keefe Regional Technical School in Framingham, Mass. where he studied Electrical Engineering.

Stephen moved to Ponca City, Oklahoma in February 2016 with Sally and Pedro Aviles to start a new life. Shortly after arriving in Ponca City Stephen gained employment with MJ&H Fabrication as a Heavy Equipment Operator, Stephen was also employed at Creekstone Farms from December 2019 up to the time of his passing.

Stephen is survived by his wife Stephanie DeFoor Tolland of Ponca City. Father/step-mother Stephen & Anne Tolland of Everett Massachusetts. Mother/Companion Gail Ann Jimenez and Tony Dominguez of Roswell, New Mexico. Sister/Brother-in-law Kelsey and Reynaldo Guillen, of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Aunts, Teresa Melendez of Roswell, Sheryl Saavedra of Albuquerque, Julie Jimenez of Roswell, New Mexico. Aunt and Uncle Pedro and Sally Aviles of Blackwell, OK. Nieces Mia Montano and Sophia Guillen. Nephews Raymond Montano, Cruz Guillen, Dakota & Dawson Bailey. Mother/Father-in law Marsha Mauk of Ponca City, Bryan DeFoor of Muskogee. Brother/Sister-in-law Dakota and Isabelle Bailey of Ponca City.

His family struggles to think of life without Stephen here. It is difficult to believe that his easy smile and quick laughter are just memories. There is comfort, however, in knowing that he is walking in heaven with our Heavenly Father.

Celebration of Life for Stephen Tolland Jr. will be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2022 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. @ Carolyn Renfro Event Center, 445 Fairview Ave. Ponca City, OK. 74601.