Stéphane grew up in the Saguenay region of Quebec and in 1959 was crowned Miss. Saguenay. She moved to Montréal that same year to live with an aunt where she met her husband. Stéphane was married in 1962 in (Beaconsfield) Montréal and then moved to Burlington, Ontario in 1979 with her family. Stéphane will always be remembered for her artistic abilities, especially her oil paintings, her flair for decorating, fashion sense, enjoyment for Barbara Streisand, her love of tennis and her beautiful french accent.