Stella Callarik

CALLARIK, Stella Ann, 90, of Bridgeport went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born November 23, 1922, in Lansing, a daughter of the late Walter and Bella (Karwoski) Brykalski.

She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Bridgeport, and the love of her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Callarik Jr.; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth, and Patricia Joan; a son, Charles William; a grandson, James H. Miller; five brothers, Edward, Frank, Stanley, Anthony, and Walter Brykalski; two sisters, Helen Bochniak, and Violet Lenz.

Stella is survived by a daughters, Violet Fletcher of Bridgeport, and Helen (Jim) Miller of Proctor WV; two granddaughters, Andrea (Brandon) Estel of Cameron, WV, and Dr. Connie Miller of South Windsor, CT; a great-grandson, Cody Miller; a sister, Mary Jane (Mike) Masessa of Mobile Al.; a special friend, Sara Murdick.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Stella’s life on Sunday April 28, 2013 from noon-3 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside.

Mass of Christian Burial then will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Bridgeport, with Fr. John Mucha officiating.

Interment at Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove. Wake service will be recited on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 68150 Bayberry Drive, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 or St. Anthony Catholic Church, 630 Main St., Bridgeport, Ohio 43912.

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