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Roseann M. Stella

Roseann M. Stella, 70, of Pittston Township, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Highland Manor Nursing Home, Exeter.

Born in Taylor on December 3, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Mazur) Potorski.

Roseann graduated from Pittston Area High School and worked in the local garment industry for many years. Roseann was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Theodore and John Potorski; sisters, Julia Sassi and Joan Wallace; grand-children, Nicholas Kayden and Kyle Joseph Kayden; and sons-in-law, Richard Ritts and Matthew Williams.

Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Pacifico (Butch) Stella, Jr.; children, Pacifico Stella, III and his wife Lindsey, Pittston Twp., Lisa Ritts, Drums, and Tina Kayden and her husband Richard, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Alexis Stella, Pacifico Stella, IV,

and Avery Barrett; brothers, Joseph, Frank, and Robert Potorski; sisters, Mary Ann Reggie and Jean Zingeretti; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 9am from Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, February 19, 2020, from 5-8pm at the funeral home.


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