Stella J. Pinter

Stella J. Pinter, age 90 formerly of Ravenna, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, while residing at Orrville Point.

She was born July 5, 1923, in Ravenna, Ohio, to parents John and Katherine (Fouda) Ken. Stella was the youngest, and last surviving member of their ten children. She was a lifelong member of Immaculate Conception Parish, and very active in supporting the parish school. During WWII, Stella worked as a "Rosie the Riveter", riveting air plane wings in Kent. She loved to play bingo and cards.

She is survived by her children: Dr. Kathy Sommers of Grove City, Ohio, George (Sharon) Pinter of Miami Beach, Florida, and Frank (Kim) Pinter of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Stella's memory will also be cherished by her grandchildren: Brian (Jill) Sommers, Jared (Jackie) Sommers, Neil (Maria) Sommers, Jamie (Chad) Smith-Hunt, Ashely (Corey) Williams, and Evan Sommers, as well as her 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and siblings, Stella was preceded in death by her husband George and her great-grandson Ezekiel.

Friends will be received Monday, June 16, 2014, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend William Kraynak at 11:00 AM on Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 409 W. Main St., Ravenna. Entombment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.

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(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 6-13 & 14 -14)

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  • Georgie, Frank, and Kathy - my heart is saddened to see this great lady has left us. She was one of the kindest women I ever met. I had great memories of hanging at the house with George. Momma Pinter was always smiling no matter what. She always wanted to make sure "her Georgie" and I had something to eat before we out or after a fun night on the town. I can still close my eyes and hear her voice after all these years.