Stella Richmond Stoughtenger, 71, Adams

ADAMS, NY — Stella Richmond Stoughtenger, 71, longtime resident of Adams died suddenly on Sept. 26, 2022.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at Carpenter Stoodley Funeral Home, Bellville. A calling hour will be held prior to the service at 12 noon at the funeral home. Following the service burial will be held in the Evergreen Cemetery. A reception will be held at the Belleville Fire Department following the burial.

Born March 22, 1951, the daughter of Hollis Richmond and Lois Corron Chatterson, she graduated from Belleville Union Academy. She was a rural carrier for the Watertown Daily Times for several years.

Stella’s hobby was collecting penguins, she had hundreds of ceramics, musical, ornaments, stuffed animals, and clothing.

She is survived by her significant other of 34 years Wren Reynolds, Adams; his children, Wren, Jr., Jade and their families, her mother, Lois Chatterson, Illinois; 4 sisters, Kathryn Kirkland, Illinois; Judith (Charles) Meager, Saratoga Springs, NY; Nancy Scott, Hilton, NY; Holly Richmond, Ohio; her special brother, Rusty (Jennifer) Corron, Belleville, NY; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Stella was predeceased by her father, Hollis Richmond, maternal grandparents, Louis and Helen Corron and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Stella’s name can be made to the Belleville First Responders, PO Box 141, Belleville, NY 13611, the American Lung Association or a charity of one’s choice.

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