September 13, 1948 – April 21, 2013
Stephen Fine passed away Sunday morning in his home in Redlands. Stephen was a loving husband of 43 years to wife, Marie Fine, devoted father to children Eve, Adam, and Celeste, and daughter-in-law Sally Fine, and doting "Pop Pop" to grandchildren Sophia Ragland and Isaac Fine. He is also survived by mother Edith DeFede, sister Helene Talbot, and niece Jennifer Lunsford. Stephen was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in North Babylon, Long Island, and met his wife in college at the State University of New York Buffalo. He spent 35 years working for the US Army Corps of Engineers in New York, Virginia, and California, most recently as Chief of the Coastal Resources Branch in Los Angeles. He retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers in 2002 and continued project planning through his own consulting firm Fine Projects. He and Marie have been residents of Redlands for 31 years.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, April 29th, 5:00 PM at Montecito Memorial Park & Mortuary Valley View Chapel in Colton.