Estella "Stella" (Rowinski) Ridilla
Age 94 peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 of Baldwin Borough. Loving Wife of the late Steve Ridilla. Incredible Mother of John (Lynn) Smutsky-Ridilla, Anne (Tom) Troy and the late Stephen Ridilla. Doting Grandmother of Sophia (Michael) Grathwol, Molly (Joe) Laughlin, Andrew & Thomas Troy, John & Sara Ridilla. Double Doting Great Grandma of Clare Grathwol, Beatrice Laughlin and Baby Grathwol. Sister of the late Louie, Nora, Joe, Peter, Josephine, Sally & Helen. Stella graduated from Somerset H.S. in 1941, took the civil service test and went to work for the Government in Washington D.C. on Dec 6, 1941. After the war Stella moved to Detroit and worked in the V.A. Hospital until Steve proposed to her in 1952 and took her back to Pennsylvania. Stella and Steve became founding members of St. Albert the Great Church. When her children were born she stayed at home to raise them until 1971 when she returned to work at the V.A. Hospital in Oakland. After her Retirement in 1990 she enjoyed traveling to see family, making great meals and doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Stella was a generous woman to all. Visitations Thursday from 2-8 PM at the Boron Funeral Home, Inc., 1719 Brownsville Road. Funeral Prayers on Friday at 9:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Apostles Parish, St. Albert the Great Church at 10:00 AM. Interment in St. Wendelin Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Appalachia Work Camp Inc. 1404 Romanhoff Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.