Stella Maria Dinolfo Earle, 85, resident of 117 Calhoun St. widow of Capt. George M. Earle, died Friday Aug. 18, 2006 at Hospice House in Greenwood, SC.
Born in Dover, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Lorenzo and Mary Dinoi Dinolfo.
The family was very well known in the Dover area for their family business Dinolfo's Dining Room. She was a retired employee of the former Belk's Department Store in Abbeville and was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. After her retirement she enjoyed many hours of work at Abbeville Co. Memorial Hospital working with Abbeville Meals on Wheels Program and especially time spent at the Abbeville Senior Center.Stella will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
Survivors include her 2 daughters Barbara Earle Thompson and her husband Richard of Ware Shoals, SC, Ruby Earle Hedden and her husband Robert of Abbeville, SC, and her grandchildren Heather Thompson Gambrell and her husband Michael of Ninety Six, SC, Laurie Thompson Bradberry and her husband Ryan of Greenwood, SC, Robbie Hedden Trasak and her husband David of Greenwood, SC, and Allison Hedden Hall of Abbeville, SC, 2 great-granddaughters Reece Maclain Bradberry of Greenwood, and Kinsley Nicole Trasak of Greenwood.
Active pallbearers will be Michael Gambrell, Ryan Bradberry, David Trasak, Josh Henderson, Sammy Lewis and Lewis Freeman.
Honorary escorts will be staff and friends of the Abbeville Senior Center.