Stephen Black
1951 - 2021
Garland Brothers Funeral Home - Syracuse
143 Martin Luther King West
Syracuse, NY 13205
Stephen Michael Black May 22, 2021 Stephen Michael (moto) Black, 70 years old, of Syracuse NY passed away at home May 22nd He was born Feb. 25, 1951 in Syracuse, NY to the union of Georgia Mae Black and Walter Black. He was a life resident of Syria attended Syr. Public School/Culinary School. He was firmly employed at numerous restaurants as a chef, something he really enjoyed doing and I enjoyed learning his skills. Stephen was a very loving person to his community known as (Mr. Moto). He enjoyed listening to his favorite music, sports, cooking and barbecuing. Stephen will be dearly missed. He was predeceased in death by his mother, Georgia Mae Black; father, Walter Black; his maternal grandparents, Katie Lee Stenson, Joe L.Smith; maternal granddaughter, Janean Marie Harris; and son-in-law, Eurius Redfield. Mr. Stephen Black, leaves to mourn his passing, cherish his memories, and celebrate his life his daughter Stephanie Harris-Redfield of GA; his son, Micheal Morris of Syracuse, NY; 1 brother, Eugene Black; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including his special cousin/sister, Gloria Sanders. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, June 9th, 12pm, at Garland Bros. Funeral Home, 143 Martin Luther King West, Syracuse, NY. 13205. Please sign the guestbook at

Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Jun. 5 to Jun. 7, 2021.
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Garland Brothers Funeral Home - Syracuse
143 Martin Luther King West, Syracuse, NY 13205
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My condolences to the family. Praying for peace and strength for you all.
Vernita Ellick
June 10, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Barbara Mattison
June 9, 2021