Stella B.'s Story
Stella B. Chiponis, formerly of 91st Street, died on Friday, September 8, 2017 in Briody Health Care Facility. She was 87. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on October 1, 1929, to Michael and Josephine Bos.
She was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School and Kelley Business Institute, Niagara Falls. On May 22, 1954, she married Richard Chiponis. In her earlier years, she worked at E.I. DuPont Company of Niagara Falls. Later, she helped her husband, Dick with his business. Mrs. Chiponis was a member of the Echo Club Singing Society.
She was predeceased by her husband, Richard on December 16, 1996. She is survived by sons, Douglas (Laureen) Chiponis of Lockport and Gregg (Barbara) Chiponis of Maple Grave, MN; grandsons, Michael and John Chiponis; four nieces and two nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and Walter Bos.
Friends may call on Friday from 3-8 PM to the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, where prayers will be said on Saturday 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Vincent de Paul Parish (Prince of Peace Site). The interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1055 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
Published on September 13, 2017