Steven R. "Steve" Kaanta

Steven R. "Steve" Kaanta
of Fitchburg; 40

FITCHBURG -- Steven R. "Steve" Kaanta, 40, of Fitchburg died September 8, 2013 after an illness.

Steve was born in Fitchburg on November 21, 1972, a son of the late Jeffrey Kaanta and Donna (Arslanian) Boyd. He owned and operated Advanced Painting in Fitchburg. Steve was a true family man, who loved fishing and camping. He was also an avid football fan, especially the Patriots.

He leaves his mother, Donna Boyd and husband William of Fitchburg; companion, Tina Montville of Fitchburg; children, Katie Kaanta, Steven Kaanta, Jr., Michael Kaanta, Tiffany Montville and companion Josh Munoz, and Lacey Kaanta all of Fitchburg; siblings, Melissa Kaanta and companion Fred Emery, Kelly Kaanta, Jason Kaanta, and Al Robichaud all of Fitchburg; grandchildren, Isabelle Munoz and Joshua Munoz, Jr. He also leaves several nieces and nephews.

KAANTA -- The funeral will be held in Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Friday, September 13, from 5-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to Steven R. Kaanta's Children's Fund, TD Bank 367 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA 01420.

Funeral Home

Brandon Funeral Home
305 Wanoosnoc Road Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 343-4444

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Sept. 11, 2013