Stephen A. Banks, 46, of the Town of Niagara suddenly on September 14, 2009. Stephen was employed by Lincare, Inc. Stephen was very artistic in interior decorating. Son of the late Robert and Edith (nee Ponterio) Banks. Brother of the late Michelle and Julie Banks. Nephew of the late Mary Carmela and Jack Ponterio. Loving brother of Roberta (Phillip) Slaiman of Ohio. Dear Uncle of Sarah and Mohammad Chebli and Rachel and Laura Slaiman. He was a dedicated and loving nephew and loved dearly by Esther Ponterio of North Tonawanda and Dorothy Kowalski of the Town of Niagara. Friends received the by the family on Friday 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Brunner Funeral Home (692-3841), 156 Robinson St., North Tonawanda where services will be held on Saturday morning at 10:15 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Jude the Apostle Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.