Stella Olga Podhorodeski passed away suddenly in the wee morning hours of September 19, 2019 with her family by her side. Stella was a loving mother, grandmother, GG, sister, and a friend to all who knew her.
Stella is survived by her daughter: Brenda (Mike) Popil and their family, Dean (Tara) Popil and children, Madelyn and Emerson; Brady (Paige) Popil and children, Kohen and Camdyn; Regan (Claire) Popil and children, Gracie and Hunter; her son: Brian Podhorodeski and his children, Heidi (Brad Evans) Bochek and her daughter Avry; and Shaun Podhorodeski; her sisters: Elsie Margeson and Annie Andrews; her sister-in-law: Maxine Lucasavich; as well as many nieces and nephews who were very special to her. Stella was predeceased by her husband: Joseph Podhorodeski; her parents: George and Sophie Lucasavich; her brother: Walter Lucasavich and her brothers-in-law: Gordon Margeson and Gabe Andrews.
Stella was born in Smeaton hospital and grew up in Foxford, SK. As a young girl she left home to work in Prince Albert where she met the love of her life, Joe Podhorodeski. They were married on November 16, 1953. They moved to Paddockwood where to this union Brenda and Brian were born. In the spring of 1964, Stella took a job at SS Kresge where she remained until 1981. She then started working OK Economy, retiring from there in December of 1984. Joe and Stella sold their farm in the spring of 1966 and moved to Prince Albert, however, city life was not for them so they created a cabin at Sunnyside Beach at Emma Lake where the best memories were made. Their children and grandchildren and now great-grandchildren all grew up at the lake and are still making memories there. Mom and Dad would have many friends over the years being involved with bowling, dancing, playing cards, camping, fishing and drinking coffee daily somewhere with their coffee gang. Mom, Grandma and GG. We miss you and we love you! May you rest in peace.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 260 25th Street East, Prince Albert, with Margaret Ferchuk as Celebrant. In lieu of other tributes, donations in memory of Stella may be made to a Charity of the Donor’s choice. Family and friends wishing to send online condolences are welcome to visit www.beaulacfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Beau “Lac” Funeral Home, Marianne Turcotte -Funeral Director, Prince Albert, SK 306-763-3322.
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