Mary J. Stoller, 73, of 11 West Cowden Place, Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 10:25 a.m. Thursday (Aug.16, 2012), in WCA Hospital.
A Jamestown resident for more than 40 years, she was born April 16, 1939, in Esto, Fla., a daughter of the late Vernon and Flossie Thelma Blount Sheffield.
Before her retirement, she was a clerk at the former G.C. Murphy Company for more than 15 years.
Mary J. Stoller
Mary will be remembered as a loving and caring wife and mother, who loved taking care of her home. She enjoyed spending time with her family and tending to her lovely flowers. She was also an avid reader and loved her cats. She loved traveling and living in several different cities over the years as her husband fulfilled his military service. In earlier years, she was a Sunday school teacher for the form-er United Pentecostal Church on McKinley Avenue.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Walter G. Stoller, whom she married July 19, 1955, in Panama City, Fla.; a daughter Melinda S. Stoller of James-town; a brother, James Sheffield of Esto, Fla.; and two sisters Frances Adams of Esto, Fla., and Kate Hughes of Panama City, Fla.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Howard D. Stoller, who died July 6, 2005; a sister, Bobby Jenkins; and a brother, Delbert Sheffield.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. William Blair, pastor of the New Covenant Assembly Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701; or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Western and Central New York, 4043 Maple Road, Suite 105, Amherst, NY 14226.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Mary at www.lindfuneralhome.com.