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Helen (Schearer) Stell, a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, died on September 7, 2017 in Northgate Health Care Facility. She was 96. She was born on October 29, 1920, the daughter of Eugene and Anna (Winter) Schearer.
She was a graduate of the former LaSalle Jr./Sr. High School Class of 1938. She was a longtime a devoted member of Grace Lutheran Church, where she was the longest teaching Sunday School teaching for over 50 years. Helen was very committed to and loved her church and her church family.
She was predeceased by her husband, Roland M. Stell in 1988; and a brother, Samuel Schearer. She is survived by a son, Douglas Stell; a nephew, Ken Schearer; and niece, Carolyn Schearer (Greg Smith); five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
There will be no prior visitation. Memorial services will be held on Friday at 2 PM in Grace Lutheran Church, 736 Cayuga Drive, Niagara Falls, NY. The interment will be private in Wheatfield Cemetery. The arrangements are being handled by the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., Niagara Falls.
Published on September 13, 2017
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