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Stella Marie Messana

August 10, 1947 ~ March 5, 2018 (age 70)

Stella Marie Simoneau Messana, of Citra, FL, formerly of Clearwater, FL, passed away March 5, 2018 in Ocala, Florida.  Stella was born on August 10th, 1947 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the daughter of Philip J.and Stella F. Simoneau.  Stella enjoyed a stellar twenty-five year career an Elementary School Teacher in Pinellas County, FL, Montgomery, MD and Marion County, FL, where she touched the lives of countless students and families as both a primary and Gifted Teacher. 

Stella is survived by her husband, H. David Messana, whom she was married to for fifty years, and her two children, Philip David(Lucy) Messand and Rene Elise(Tommy) Thompson, along with her beloved granddaughter, Olivia Mae Messana and her pet poodles Sammy and Savannah.  Stella's personality brightened the lives of so many and she will be forever remembered as a caring, loving and giving mother, teacher and wife.

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