Stella Mae Parsons, 78, of West Nanticoke, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at River Run Healthcare and Rehab, Kingston.
She was born in Shickshinny, June 27, 1943, and was the daughter of the late Alfred and Martha Mcroy Meeker.
Stella was employed by Penn Footwear, Nanticoke, and retired from Luzerne Outerwear, Shickshinny, in 1990. She was a member of the West Nanticoke United Methodist Church. She loved crocheting, working filling puzzle books and getting dressed up. Her biggest passion was spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur G. Parsons Sr.; brother, Wayne Meeker; and her cat and dog, Lady and Fluffy.
Stella is survived by sons, Matthew, Pringle; Mark and his partner, Cathy Hower, Pittston; Arthur Jr. and his wife, Kimberly, Hunlock Creek; Eugene, Forty Fort; and Michael and his wife, Melinda, Benton; daughters, Judy Wunner and her husband, Edward, Pringle; and Patricia Yuknavich and her fiancé, Stephen, Courtdale; daughter-in-law, Claire Parsons, Nanticoke; brother, Larry Meeker and his wife, Shiela, Hunlock Creek; 13 grandchildren and their spouses; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, at Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Pastor W. James Pall, of Maple Grove United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Bethel Hill Cemetery, Fairmount Twp.
Memorial donations can be made to Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 5876 Main Road, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621.
The family would like to thank River Run and Geisinger Wyoming Valley ER staff for the love and care they showed to Stella.
Condolences can be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com.