Stephen E. Paradis, 75, of Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at TidalHealth Peninsula in Salisbury. He was born on September 6, 1947 in Stockton, MD to the late Brinkman Paradis and Lois Marie Mariner Paradis.
Stephen graduated from Snow Hill High School in 1965. He went on to graduated from Goldey-Beacom College, and then Roanoke Bible College in 1979. Stephen served for many years as a minister for the Church of Christ in many different areas, including North Carolina, Salisbury, Maryland, and Pocomoke Forest. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially rooting for Bill Elliott and Mark Martin, as well as feeding the animals, especially the ducks. He also loved watching the Christmas Boat Parade on the Wicomico River every year.
Stephen is survived by his children Scott Paradis and wife Cindy, and Julie Swinney of Delmar, and his grandchildren Britany Brooks, Alec Swinney, and Morgan Paradis, all of Delmar. He is also survived by his brother Larry Paradis and his niece Angela Paradis of Arkansas.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a charity or a church of one’s choice. Arrangements are in the care of Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge, Maryland.