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STULA, Alice (Wotus)

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STULA, Alice (Wotus)

Posted: 3 Nov 2009 10:20PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: STULA, WOTUS, KUSTWAN, EXLINE, RAINER, BELTZ, TETORKA
Alice W. Stula September 9, 1924 - November 1, 2009 Colchester, CT

- Alice (Wotus) Stula, 85, of Colchester, widow of the late Bruno Stula, passed away Sunday (Nov. 1, 2009) at the Middlesex Hospital Hospice in Middletown. Born Sept. 9, 1924 in Hannastown, PA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (Kustwan) Wotus. She and Bruno were married in June of 1952 and shared 38 years of marriage before he predeceased her on January 28, 1991. Mrs. Stula owned and operated L&K Farm and Garden Center in Waterford from 1976 until her retirement in 1995. She had a true passion for gardening, but her greatest joy was found in her family. A parishioner of St. Andrew Church in Colchester, she had been active with their Ladies Guild for many years. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Kathleen Stula of Colchester, with whom she made her home in later years; three grandchildren, Jennifer of Queens, NY, Carrie of No. Hollywood, CA and Rick of Colchester; two sisters, Violet Exline of Memphis, TN and MaryJane Rainer of Jeannette, PA; a brother, Joe Wotus of Feeding Hills, MA; and numerous extended family members and friends. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Emily Beltz and Jean Tetorka and four brothers, Andy, John, Stanley and Frank Wotus. Friends may call 5 to 8 PM Thursday at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. The funeral will assemble starting at 10 AM Friday at the funeral home before the celebration of the Funeral Liturgy at 11 AM at St. Andrew Church with Fr. Michael C. Giannitelli, officiating. Committal will be private in the Old St. Andrew Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Middlesex Hospital Hospice, 28 Crecent St., Middletown 06457. For online condolences, please visit www.aurora mccarthyfuneralhome.com

Published in the Norwich Bulletin on 11/3/2009

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