Carlo, Stella DN photoCARLO, Stella “Sandy” – After a brief illness, with family by her side, Stella passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on April 29, 2014 at the age of 90 years.  Dear mother of Barbara Marks (Gerry), Rose Hobbs (Doug) and Caroline Carlo-Rogers (Doug).  Cherished “Grandma” to Denise Thompson (Andrew), Shane Newson (Amie), Krista Berlingeri (Chad), David Hobbs, Cheryl Frost (Bill) and Virginia Dow (Kevin).  Loving “Gramma Carlo” to Alicia Vitale, Andie Leigh Thompson, Taylor Thompson, Tia Thompson, Kylie Newson, Brady Newson, Masen Berlingeri, Thomas Frost, Matthew Frost, Keaton Dow, Chloe Dow and Kael Dow.  Stella will be missed by many nieces, nephews and special friends.  Predeceased by her husband Carmon Carlo, sister, Mary Rosianna, brothers, Michael Boyak, Louis Boyak, Joseph Boyak, parents, Francis and Mary Boyak and dear friend Bill Fitzgibbons.  Special thanks to Dr. Kim Scher, Fr. Jeff Finley, Fr. Joe Ingrao for the many visits and blessings, the Legion of Mary for saying the Rosary with Mom during her hospital stay, the nurses and staff at Douglas Memorial Hospital, Complex Care Unit and the staff at Garrison Place.  Family will receive friends at the MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 5917 Main Street on Friday May 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 o’clock.  Vigil prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 2:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Scapular Church on Saturday morning at 11 a.m.  Rite of Committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Ronald McDonald House, Hamilton.

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