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Stella Billardello

January 20, 1935 ~ May 26, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary


Stella Billardello (86) passed peacefully in her sleep May 26, 2021. Born of Alphonse and Maria Siciliano of Reggio di Calabria, Italy. Stella the youngest of four sisters to Tina, Tosca and Norma also sister to Frank emigrated to the US where she re-connected with Nicholas Billardello who she then went on to marry. Stella and Nick were blessed with four children; Sam, Nick, Frank, and Antoinette. A devoted mother and homemaker was also a talented and certified seamstress who enjoyed designing and sewing her own creations to wear. Stella later went on to teach bi-lingual students for Warren consolidated schools. She, a devout Christian, loved reading, gardening & cooking with a passion in Warren Michigan where she lived for 57+ years and was also a one of a kind Nonna to 7 grand children and 2 great grand children. There was no more loving, caring, giving person than Stella.
 
Stella joins the late Nicholas in their forever home together at Cadillac memorial cemetery in Clinton township, Mi.
 
She leaves her children Sam (Sandy), Nick (Jill), Frank (Lisa), and Antoinette (Chet) Mazzoni and also Michael Luberto (Judy) her younger cousin who she considered more as a brother.
 
Dear Nonna of Amanda (Matt), Chad, Thomas, Stephanie, Brittany, Alexandria, and Marc; dear great-nonna of Giovanni and Kane
 
Stella is also survived by many of her family both here and in Italy and leaves dear friends and neighbors in Warren
 
Stella (Star in Italian) now in Heaven joins all the other stars in her rightful place for eternity.
 
We now look up to the stars and can see STELLA!

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Stella's name to:

Our Lady of Consolation Basilica and National Shrine

315 Clay Street

Carey, OH 43316

https://www.olcshrine.com/make-a-gift

To send flowers to Stella's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 3, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lee-Ellena Funeral Home
46530 Romeo Plank Rd
Macomb, MI 48044

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
June 3, 2021

7:00 PM
Lee-Ellena Funeral Home
46530 Romeo Plank Rd
Macomb, MI 48044

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
June 4, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Matthias Catholic Church
12509 19 Mile Road
Heights, MI 48313

Funeral Mass
Friday
June 4, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Matthias Catholic Church
12509 19 Mile Road
Heights, MI 48313

Entombment
Friday
June 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Cadillac Memorial Gardens - East
38425 Garfield Rd.
Township, MI 48038

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