Stella Mentel passed away on October 5, 2010. She was the beloved mother of Patricia Gallo and Joan Norris. She was the dear sister of Helen Augustyn. She was the cherished grandmother of Nicole, Michelle and Christina. The funeral Mass was held at Holy Cross RC Church, Monday, October 11, at 9:30am. Interment followed at Long Island National Cemetery under the direction of The Kodis Funeral Home, 63-06 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth, NY.