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Stephanie Mottola

MOTTOLA, Stephanie (nee Pihach) – Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at home with her family after a courageous battle with colon cancer, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Guido (Guy) Mottola (2010). Devoted mother of Michelle “Shelley” (Gord Marchiori). Adored grandmother of Jocelyn and Katelyn. Dear sister of Margaret Leon and Ruby Anderson. Sister-in-law of Alma Dickerson, Mary Mottola, Jean Hetherington (Ken), Carol Mottola, John Mottola (Carmel) and Peter Mottola (Judy). Mama and grandma to her extended family Nguyen and Tuyet Thai and sons David (Anna) and John (Tiffany) and their children; Liam and Alyssa. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents; Annie and Michael “Max” Pihach, brother George Pihach (Mary) and sisters Jennie Lemiech (Stanley) and Vada Scott (Wayne), sister-in-law; Betty Harpes, brothers-in-law; Lewie Leon, Murray Mottola, Alfred Mottola, Jim Dickerson and Jim Harpes. Stephanie graduated from Mack Training School of Nursing in 1948. She worked in Toronto, Stratford, Victoria, New York City and the Greater Niagara General Hospital. Stephanie became a certified Occupational Health Nurse and worked for Cyanamid Welland Plant for 35 years, where she met the love of her life Guy. She volunteered for 25 years at the Red Cross Blood Services Clinic and was a member of the Catholic Women’s League for many years.The family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME , 5917 Main St., Niagara Falls, on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Scapular Church, 6557 Thorold Stone Rd. Niagara Falls, on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to take place at a later time in Stamford Green Heritage Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Walker Cancer Centre through Niagara Health Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com13252209
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My deepest sympathy
Posted by Angele Johnson (Neighbor and friend) On Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I have so many good memories of Stevie volunteering at Canadian Blood services and many chats while walking my dogs in the neighbourhood. Then always seeing her at the carnival for a burger with her sisters .She was a great lady and always so kind. Will be so very missed.
So sorry for your loss
Posted by Barbara (co-worker) On Monday, February 12, 2018
So sorry for your loss... I knew both Guy and Stephanie from Cyanamid.. they were both the nicest people.. always so kind and friendly..
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Posted by Sue Arnold (Friend and colleague) On Monday, February 12, 2018
So sad re Stevie's passing. Have known her for almost 40 years. A great nurse she was a proud member of the Niagara Occ Health Nurses Association. What a fine lady ... always cheerful.. always thinking of others. Along with her dear friend Pat, will raise a glass to her at Ft Erie this Spring .

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