Uriah United Methodist Church
Thursday October 29th, 2020
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Stella R. Richwine, 94, of Gardners, PA, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at Claremont Nursing Home. She was born in Gardners on January 31, 1926 to the late Oliver and Media (Gardner) Griffie and was the widow of Eugene D. Richwine, who passed away September 17, 2003.
Stella was a member of Uriah United Methodist Church and she worked for Duffy-Mott Canning Company, Aspers.
She is survived by her children, Dennis Richwine (Diane) of Gardners and Crystal Hayashida (Stephen) of California; grandchildren, Gregory Richwine of Carlisle and Jeni Steigleman of Gardners and 4 great-grandchildren, Madison, Nolan, Ashley and Aryann. Stella was preceded in death by son, Jason Richwine and siblings, Clarence “Buck”, William “Skuff”, Melvin “Stump”, Ralph “Shanie”, Lloyd “Jim”, Marlin “Gun”, Russell “Oz” and Donald Griffie.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Uriah United Methodist Church, 925 Goodyear Rd., Gardners, PA 17324 with Rev. Paul Thompson officiating and burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to her church.
Sincere sympathy to the family of Aunt Stella. She was a wonderful woman. We know her immediate family will miss her, and we will, too.Donnie & Darlene
D. Griffie Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM
Thanks, Melanie! She loved you also and enjoyed time with your kids.
Diane Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM
I had the honor of calling Stella my friend after being asked to care for her. We enjoyed great conversations, shared family memories while spending our time watching TV. I teased her endlessly about her torturing me by watching her "story". I know that she is enjoying being reunited with loved ones in beaven. Hugs & Prayers to her family! 💜
Melanie Hackman Oct 26 2020 12:00 AM