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Stella D. (Matteo) Williams

Posted By Hans Funeral Home On October 11, 2015 @ 1:56 pm In Obituary | 5 Comments

Stella

ALBANY – Stella D. Matteo Williams, 80, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015 in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital.  Stella was born in Albany, the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret {Serafino} Matteo.  She lived here all her life.  She was a graduate of Philip Schuyler High School, and was employed for many years by the New York State Dept. of Corrections as Executive Secretary to the Commissioner.  Stella loved to travel, and after retiring she began a second career as a travel agent.  She was employed by Central Travel and Woodside Dorp Travel.

Stella was predeceased by her husband William Elfred Williams.  She is survived by her daughter Debra Williams (Edward Sickles) of East Greenbush; her son William J. Williams of Saugerties; her brothers Lou Matteo (Marisol) of Albany, and Vince Matteo (Laura Stellato) of Albany; her sisters Virginia Kapsaroff (George) of Albany, Gloria Zimmer (Hank) of Colonie, and Irene Costello (Earl) of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Albany; her sister in law Gail Matteo (Art Benoit) of Albany; her grandsons Edward W. Sickles, and William F. Williams; and by several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her brother Joe Matteo.

A very special thanks to her helping hands: Rose and Bill Dolan, Donna Dow, Leanne Hogan, Sabrina Arrlington, Amy Lantry-Jue, Eddie Sickles(grandson) and Jen Matteo(niece).

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St, Albany (behind CVS) Wednesday morning at 9:00.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Tuesday from 4-7 pm.  Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.  The family suggests memorial contributions to either the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York, Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Ste 405, Washington Ave Ext, Albany, NY 12205-5515; or to the American Diabetes Association, Pine West Plaza, Bldg 2, Ste 204, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12205.  To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.

Click here to view Stella’s resting place in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY (Zip Code Albany, NY 12204).


Condolences for the family of “Stella D. (Matteo) Williams”

Condolence from Denise on October 12th, 2015 6:29 am

Deb and family,
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You were a great daughter and took great care of your mom. She was so lucky to have you. May the memories you share give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Denise Izykowski

Condolence from Anna (Kagan) and Jeff Bender on October 12th, 2015 11:19 am

Please accept our heartfelt condolences at the loss of Stella. I remember Irene and I babysitting her kids when we were teenagers. She and Bill were lovely people.

Anna Bender

Condolence from Steve & Colleen on October 13th, 2015 8:33 am

Bill,

May your mother rest in peace. Our deepest condolences to you, Billy, & your family. Unfortunately we are unable to attend the services, but your family will be in our thoughts.

Love,
Steve & Colleen

Condolence from Dan, Stacey, Kylee Ziarno on October 13th, 2015 5:47 pm

Uncle Eddie, Debbie, Little Eddie, Billy, Little Billy and the family, our condolences on the loss of Stella. She was a wonderful woman and will surely be missed. It’s evident that she instilled a true value of family in the way you all pulled together for her in the last years.

We are sorry we are unable to come in from Rochester, but wish we could be there with you to mourn her passing and celebrate her life.

You’re all in our thoughts and prayers.

Love,
Danny, Stacey, and Kylee

Condolence from Beverly and Jack Fabiano on October 14th, 2015 2:24 pm

She was a beautiful and loving young lady. She is now with the HEAVENLY FATHER who wanted her in heaven with him. We were introduced to her by our daughter JENNIFER MATTEO who gave her the best of care. She is now in a most beautiful place where she has no more pain or sickness. All of our prayers that we say go out to her family there memory of her will live on forever.
MAY THE ALMIGHTY GOD GIVE THE FAMILY THE STRENGTH TOO CARRY ON IN THERE THOUGHTS ALL THE GOOD TIMES THEY HAD BEING WITH HER. MAY ALMIGHTY GOD WATCH OVER HER FAMILY.

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