Stella Austin
Stella Austin
  • October 31, 1932 - July 10, 2017
  • Salisbury, Maryland

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Stella Mae Austin, 84, of Salisbury passed away July 10, 2017, peacefully at home. Born October 31, 1932 in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Edna Giordano. Stella graduated from Wicomico High School in 1952 and then married the late Boyd L. Austin, Jr. in May of 1953. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Stella attended Mt. Hermon Methodist Church in Salisbury where she had many friends that helped her in the loss of her husband 7 years ago. Stella is survived by her sons and their spouses, Joseph Austin (Mona), Gary Austin (Kimberly), and Tracy Austin (Kristi); grandchildren, Steve Austin, Sunny Carroll, Beau Spicer, Evan Spicer, Carrie Stein, Julia Witten, Gary Lee Austin, Jr., Greg Wiltbank, Courtney Wilkinson, Bryan Mangas, and Kimberly Austin; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Giordano Nelson; special niece Paige Bunting; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her sisters, Angelina and Josephine. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 29th at 2pm at Mt. Hermon Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Stella to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802 or Mt. Hermon Methodist Church, 31353 Mount Hermon Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.