Stella Catherine Duda Madorma, 100, of Perryopolis, formerly of Newell, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021 just weeks before her 101st birthday at TLC Personal Care Home, West Newton. Born January 19, 1921 in Arnold City, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Pabis Duda. Mrs. Madorma was a member of St. John The Baptist RC Church, Perryopolis and was a homemaker. Formerly a resident of Newell, she was a member of the Christian Mothers and the Newell Santa Barbara Club. Anyone who knew Stella knew she was one of the sweetest and kindest ladies who was never heard to say a mean word. She was an excellent cook, baker and made the best pizza's. She also loved flowers and had a green thumb for them, playing Bingo and sewing.
The last surviving member of her siblings, she is survived by her four children Brenda Stemcosky, James Madorma & wife Darlene both of NC, Philomena ‘Philly” Kifer & husband Jack, Barry Madorma & wife Becki both of Perryopolis; 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her loving husband James A. Madorma (1/21/1990); son in law David Stemcosky; brother Taddick Duda; three sisters Ann Pallo, Jay Glogosh and Helen Rapsack.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Prayers of Transfer will be held Saturday at 9:30 am in the funeral home followed by funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. John The Baptist RC Church with the Rev. Rodolfo Mejia as celebrant. Interment will take place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Members of St. John the Baptist parish will pray the rosary for Stella Friday at 3 PM in the funeral home. The family would like to extend a most heartfelt thank you to the owners and staff of TLC for their excellent care.