Frederick H. Stell

December 9, 2022
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Gorham/Canandaigua- Frederick H. Stell, 90, passed away on Dec. 9, 2022.

Friends may call Wednesday (Dec. 14th) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service follows at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450.

Fred was the son of the late Carl F. and Esther Stell. He was retired from Sears & Roebuck. Fred was a member of the NYS Grange. He enjoyed square dancing, traveling and gardening. He especially enjoyed growing dahlias.

Fred is survived by his wife, Joan MacMullen Stell; several nieces and nephews; two brothers, Richard Stell and William (Etta) Stell; two sisters-in-law, Arlene Stell and Sandy Stell; and his pet cat, Rafi.

Fred was predeceased by siblings, Carl L. Stell, Ada Clark, Barbara Davis, Virginia Langmaid,  Donald Stell, April Raner and Jean Stell; sisters-in-law, Brenda Stell, Ruth Stell, and Janet Stell; and  brothers-in-law, John Langmaid and Kenneth Raner.

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Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
2583 E. Main St.
Gorham, NY
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Funeral Service

Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
1:00 PM
2583 E. Main St.
Gorham, NY
Get Directions


Norm & Lois Lee from 6246 7th. Ave. W. ,Bradenton,Fl.34209 on Dec. 10, 2022

Joan, Sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. He was a great Friend. We went all the way through school together. Class of 1950
Gorham Central. I just talked to him a couple of weeks ago. He will be missed.

Debbie KILBOURNE from WATERLOO on Dec. 11, 2022

Aunt Joan,
Uncle Hank was one of a kind. I will miss that sweet smile of his. I will never forget the way he always agreed with something say " yep, yep " I will miss him terribly. Love you and saying a prayer for you and us all.
Love Deb

Virginia Latz from N. Syracuse,NY on Dec. 13, 2022

I worked for Fred at Sears for many years. I always remembered the smell of his good smelling pipe, as he went past my desk. Very nice to work for him . He was a good boss to work for. My sympathy to Joan.

John Freeman from Liverpool NY on Dec. 13, 2022

Joan, so sorry to hear of Fred's passing. I met him the day I started with Sears and he was one of the finest men I've known.
I hurt for you.

George Hinchman from Titusville, Florida on Dec. 13, 2022

Joan, I’m sorry for your loss. Fred was a special guy. He will be missed by all of us.

Kathryn Rishel from Phelps on Dec. 14, 2022

So sorry for your loss. I will miss Fred, our forever friend. God bless, Kay

Jim Huckle from Syracuse NY on Dec. 15, 2022

Joan...I am so sorry to hear about Fred .I loved playing cards with him in the break room at Sears..

Grace Bayer from Rushville, NY on Dec. 15, 2022

Sending my deepest condolences to Joan and family

Mollie Ross from Penn Yan on Dec. 16, 2022

Fred was a sweet and gentle man. He had a great sense of humor. His flowers were always beautiful. I'm glad to hsve met him as my sister is their neighbor. Joan you are in my thoughts.

Jodi Trojan from Naples on Dec. 16, 2022

Joan & Family; You are all in my daily thoughts and Prayers. Fred was a great Person and a friend to everyone. I had the privilege of being their cashier when i worked at Wegmans in Canandaigua. Fred was always was willing to help anyone he could. Hold onto your Precious Memories they will get you through this most difficult time. I will be thinking and praying for all of you during the holidays. Blessings,

Lynette Davis/McMullen from Auckland.NZ on Jan. 2, 2023

Joan, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. ((H)) much love ? from us all. Hope to hear from you soon.

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