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Memorial Service

K.L. Sharp Funeral Home
Friday September 9th, 2016

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Stella M. Riehl

Stella M. (Shepard) Riehl, 75, of DeRuyter, NY, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Cortland, NY, while surrounded by her family.

Born in Chateaugay, NY, on July 3, 1941, Stella was the daughter of the late Orvill and Evelyn Shatraw Shepard.   Over the years, Stella worked at many places in the area, including Crescent Corset and Cortland Line.  Prior to moving to this area, she also worked at several different jobs in Florida, including housekeeping for motels and at a dog track in Palm Beach.  She loved flowers and gardening where she grew her own fruits and spices.  She also had a passion for all sports, and was especially fond of NASCAR racing and watching her favorite driver, Jimmy Johnson.

She is survived by her five sons, Raymond Hubbard of Miami, FL, Ralph, Ronald, Randy (Julie) and Richard Hubbard, all of DeRuyter; her stepdaughters, Roxann, Cheri, and Valerie; her sisters, Shirley (Richard) Ingrahm of Willet and Barbara Hill of Marathon; and a brother, Lloyd (Kathy) Shepard of Willet; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Riehl, on July 23, 2008; and nine siblings.

A memorial service will be held at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, on Friday, September 9, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. with Fred M.S. Downs officiating.  Burial will be in North Pitcher Cemetery. 

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With deepest sorrow The Wolf family

Expression of Sympathy Sep 8 2016 12:00 AM

Dave and I would like to give our deepest condolences on this time of sorrow. Please know we are sorry there in person, but you are in our thoughts and prayers.

David and Marie Shepard Sep 7 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest regrets to all of you. Stella was the best mother in law ever, treated me like her own daughter. She was the sweetest and most giving person of herself. She will be truly and deeply missed but never forgotten. My heart is sad .

Cindy Hubbard Sep 6 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for to hear of your loss
I feel the pain you feel. She will be missed by many as heaven has another Angel looking over us.

Rose Miller Sep 4 2016 12:00 AM

To Ray and family, praying for your peace and comfort during this difficult time. Ray you are an example of your mother's light continuing to shine. Blessings. Love, Gerri and Milo.

Gerri & Mike Milosevich Sep 3 2016 12:00 AM

Will miss you aunt Stella, Rest in Peace with Ella. Sympathy to my cousins, If anything I can do holler at me.

Jerome DuBois Sep 3 2016 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to the family and friends. May she RIP with no pain or suffering.

Donna Warner Sep 2 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Stella , may you rest in heavenly peace! God be with your're family and friends!

Marilyn Shepard Sep 2 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. It is never easy but I pray the Lord give you grace and mercy to see you all through this time of pain and struggle. May God's face shine on you and give you and your family peace. You can give us a shout if you need to talk or vent. Love you all. J.D. , Vicky, John Yelton

FAMILY Sep 2 2016 12:00 AM

We will miss you Stella, You were one of a kind,,,,You will always be in our hearts...We will miss you lots, love Daniel,Andrea, Nathan, Kara Ethan

Andrea & Daniel Maclaury Sep 2 2016 12:00 AM

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