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Born: Jan 10, 1928

Date of Passing: Feb 19, 2022

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January 10, 1928 – February 19, 2022

With sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Stella Williams, aged 94 years, at Concordia Hospital.
She was predeceased by her husband John Russell in 2008. She is survived by daughters, Lynne (Eugene) and Susan (Kane) and sons, David (Mona) and Michael (Debbie); seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Stella was born on January 10, 1928 in Port Arthur, Ontario (now Thunder Bay) and grew up in Kenora, Ontario. Stella worked at the paper mill in Kenora and married John in 1951. They moved to Winnipeg in 1961. Stella worked for many years as a secretary at Robertson Elementary School in Winnipeg. In retirement, Stella and John enjoyed spending their afternoons at McPhillips Street Station.
The family greatly appreciates the care and kindness Stella received at River Ridge II Retirement Residence and at Concordia Hospital.
In lieu of cards or flowers, donations in her name can be made to the charity of your choice.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 26, 2022

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of your mother. Stella taught me so much about my job as a young new teacher assistant at Robertson school. She took me under her wing and with great patience taught me not only skills of the job but general life skills. She will always hold a special place in my heart, she was an amazing woman with a kind heart! - Posted by: Cheryl Yarish (Co-worker) on: Jul 30, 2022

  • Our condolence to the Williams family of the lost of your dear mother, especially to David and Mona. RIP your journey has been accomplished and left behind a wonderful family that love you. - Posted by: annabasset (freind) on: Feb 26, 2022

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