Stella Schell

Obituary of Stella T. Schell

Stasha T. Schell, lifetime resident of Fleming, NY, passed away at age 98, peacefully in her daughter's home on November 2, 2022 She was born on September 1, 1924, in Utica, NY. She was the youngest of eleven siblings and born to Polish immigrant parents named Jacob and Wanda Sobus Wilk. She was married to Edward Schell for 63 years before his passing in 2009. She had three children: David Schell, Cynthia Preuss and her husband Darwin Preuss, and Laura Stratton who is deceased. She had ten grandchildren: Andrew Schell, Christopher Schell, Matthew Schell, Timothy Schell, Vincent Preuss, Daniel Preuss, Mary Stefan, Paul Stratton, Andrea Hansen, and Hector Laureano. She also had fourteen great-grandchildren; and her best friend of seventy two years, Josephine Druzzak. She spent her life taking care of her children and fulfilling her life through friends and family. If you would like to donate in her memory, we ask you to donate to EWTN, the Global Catholic Network Channel or St. Judes. Her fuuneral mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend William Morby will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery.