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Mrs. Stella Bird

Stella (Amizick) was born in Yugoslavia on May 18th, 1927.  Stella came to Canada with her family when she was two years old.  Stella was the hostess in one of the two main dining rooms at The William Pitt Hotel in Chatham for several years.  Stella met Tom on March 30th, 1947, they got engaged on May 24th, 1947, and were married on July 11th, 1947.  Stella and Tom had a wonderful marriage of 71 years.  She had five children, eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  Stella passed away peacefully at Copper Terrace Nursing Home, Chatham, on May 3rd, 2021 in her 94th year.  The family would like to thank the staff of 2 East at Copper Terrace for their kindness in caring for Stella.  At Stella’s request there was no visitation or service.  A private family graveside service was held with interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.  Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider Stella’s favourite charities, Chatham Outreach for Hunger and the Chatham Kent Women’s Centre, or a charity of choice.  On-line condolences may be left at

Private graveside service was held.

Interment:  Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.

Expressions of Sympathy: Chatham Outreach for Hunger and the Chatham Kent Women’s Centre, or a charity of choice

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