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passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. She was born in Weirton, WV, the only child of immigrant parents, Irene Kontokosta Caravas and Gust. She married Charles Kyriako Misoyianis 1953 in Brooklyn, NY. They were childhood sweethearts and married as soon as the Korean Was ended. They had no children but they do have 12 godchildren. Stella attended Weir High School, West Liberty University, Geneva and WVU and taught school four years in Weirton and 26 years in Steubenville, OH.

Stella retired in 1979 at the age of 50 and then moved to Clearwater. She was very active in her career and was a life member of Ohio Teachers, ST.R, past president and present member of All Saints Philoptochos and was honored by the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Pittsburg for outstanding work in her diocese. She was also a Charter member of the Pallas-Athene Chapter of the daughters of Penelope Choir and Jr. Goya Advisor, past president of the Karthamelian Society, member of Ayia Markella-Weirton and Steubenville, Ohio.

Stella was a member of All Saints Church in Weirton, where she served 10 years on the board and was past treasurer. She was a previous member of the Weirton Woman's Club, Elks, VFW and Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, and member United Way. At West Liberty, she belonged to Nathan Shotwell Society in which she left a Scholastic Endownment in her memory.

In Florida, she taught Sunday School at St. Stefanos Church and along with her husband, started the Agape Seniors Club. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church-Clearwater, St. Stefanos-St. Petersburg, St. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene-Palm Harbor, All Saints in Weirton.

Stella will be interred at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park Peacefield Mausoleum-Clearwater.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 16, 2018
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