STELLA (KOZARA) MARINO, 86
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LAKELAND - Mrs. Stella Marino, age 86, passed away Monday (June 10, 2013) at home from cancer.
Born in Yonkers, N.Y., on May 2, 1927, she was the daughter of Peter and Mary Kozara. She married Daniel (Donato) Marino of Ossining, N.Y. on Dec. 9, 1950. After her marriage, she lived in Ossining until moving to Lakeland, FL, in 1971.
Stella was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. She was a telephone operator early in her life but mainly she was a devoted housewife who loved her family and friends. She loved the outdoors working in her yard/garden. Stella was also an awesome cook, especially Italian and Polish meals.
She is survived by her son Daniel Marino; daughter Janet Neu and her husband Tom; and her granddaughter Autumn Kennedy and her husband Chad; also 3 great grandchildren: Miles, Holland and Eli; one brother Raymond Kozara of Yonkers, N.Y.; and sister Audrey Hopkins of Lakeland, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 47 years, Daniel Marino; brother Frank; and sisters Francis, Veronica, Sophie and Elizabeth.
Services for Stella will be at St. Augustine Cemetery in Ossining, N.Y. There will be a graveside ceremony on June 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. officiated by St. Ann Catholic Church. Condolences can be made to
Published in Ledger from June 13 to June 14, 2013