With her daughter Tammy by her side Stella Frances Poirier (née Benoit) passed away peacefully after a courageous struggle
with cancer at Bethell Hospice at age 70. She is survived by her Loving husband of 28 years, Daniel Poirier, and their
pet Lucky. Her children Tammy Poirier (John), Pamela Luxton (Jeremy), Robert Hebden, and stepchildren Mary
Church (Brad), Daniel Poirier (Margaret), Glenda Labine (Dan), John Poirier (Tammy), and honorary Daughter and
niece Caroline Jenkins. She was loved by her many grandchildren, Tara (Brian), Natasha (Andrea), Rhys, Jacob,
Malory, Katie (Jamieson), Alexis, Shawn, Tanya, Ryan (Jill), Sarah, Leo, Courtney and Breanne. She was blessed
with great-grandchildren Zane, Kalvin, Kali, Presley, Brook, McKenzie, Alliyah, Kashawn and baby Isaiah. She is
survived by her brothers and sisters, Myles Benoit (Mae), Jocelyn Jenkins (Steve), Rita Collier (Frankie), Juanita
Clarke (George), Laura Perrier (Everette), Herbert Benoit Jr. She is predeceased by her parents Herbert and Lorena
Benoit, her sister Terry Benoit, and her brothers Wade Benoit and Limbert Benoit, sisters Ramona Benoit and Angela
Benoit. She was loved by her many nieces and nephews. Stella was born in Ship Cove, Newfoundland and built her
life in Ontario beginning in 1964. Friend to many, she loved going to bingos and casinos with her best friends Marie
and Klaus Wiesner, and hosting big boiled dinners for family – her fish cakes will be greatly missed. Thanks to the
staff of Bethel house Hospice and a special thanks to Barb Oliff.
A celebration of life will be held at North Bramlea United Church on November 11th , 2017 from 1-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bethell Hospice Foundation would be greatly appreciated.