Stella J. Ham, 89 of Stottville, passed away peacefully into the hands of the Lord, Sunday February 7, 2021 at Albany Medical Center.
She was born May 19, 1931 in Stottville to the late Stanley and Mary Sherman. Stella graduated from Hudson High School in 1948 and in 1950 she married Ellsworth J. Ham, her husband of 51 years, before his passing in 2001. She worked for many years at ShopRite Hudson, until her retirement. Stella was an active member of The Church of St. Joseph of Stottville, the Rosary Society at St. Joseph’s and Greenport Golden Agers. She cherished her time with family, she looked forward to spending winters in South Carolina with Diane and Norm, she loved to travel and enjoyed outings with “the girls”.
Stella will be sorely missed by her children, Diane Cimini (Norm), John Ham (Diane) and Teresa Schroder (Jim) as well as her grandchildren Michael Cimini (Jen), Brian Cimini, Craig Schroder (Karen), Jason Cimini, Kara Paluch (Mike), Joseph Ham (Maggie), Cody Schroder (Leigh), Kristi Schroder, Janine Ham and Conner Schroder. She also leaves behind 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she is predeceased by her brothers Walter Sherman and Leo Sherman.
Funeral arrangements will be announced in the spring.