Stella F. Aiello, 91, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 26, 2013, at her home, surrounded by family.
She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in New Braunfels, Texas, to Paul and Veronica (Sachseumeyer) Bartsch. Jan. 6, 1941, she married Dominic J. Aiello, and he preceded her in death Oct. 4, 1987.
Survivors include her son, David D. Aiello of Tiffin; two daughters, Patricia (Harold Sr.) Bickley and Mariann Aiello, both of Tiffin; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; her brother, Jimmy Rogers; and her sister, Evelyn Stowitts.
Stella was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and retired in 1982 as a meter maid for the city of Tiffin. While working, if Stella found a quarter while on the job, she would use it to pay someone's meter. She enjoyed going on cruises, traveling to Europe and South America, playing the lottery, watching game shows and helping others. She was an Atlantic Braves fan and enjoyed watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren's sporting events.
Her Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Gary Walters officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass.
Friends may visit with the family 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Hoffmann-Gottfried Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care or St. Mary Catholic Church.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.