Stella English, 85, of Wellsboro passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.
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She was the wife of Glenn W. "Bill" English who predeceased her in 2008. Stella was born July 14, 1927, in Wellsboro, the daughter of the late Henry L. and Faye Goodwin Compton.
She attended the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Holliday. Stella was a member of Mary Wells Chapter #452 O.E.S.
Surviving are five sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Amy English of Wellsboro, Joseph and Chris English of Big Flats, N.Y., Richard English and Peony Crowley of Wellsboro, William and Tracey English of Wellsboro, Robert and Nancy English of Wellsboro; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Terry Jones of Wellsboro; 15 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; brother, Ted Compton of Wellsboro; sister-in-law, Helga Pettitt of Big Flats, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister, Marge Spencer, sisters-in-law, Alice Compton, Vida Compton; brothers, Cecil Compton, Phil Pettitt; grandson Ryan English and his wife, Karen.
Friends and family are invited to Stella's Life Celebration on Friday, May 17, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., "A Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Funeral will be Saturday, May 18, at 2 p.m., at the funeral home with the Rev. Erik J. Ferguson officiating. Burial will be at Cherry Flats Baptist Cemetery. Memorials in Stella's name may be made to Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Middlebury Center, Pa. 16935. To share your fondest memories of Stella, visit www.lifecelebration.com.
Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, LTD.
139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA 16901
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from May 16 to May 25, 2013