Michael W. Stella, age 63, longtime resident of Milford, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 after a long illness.
Born in the Bronx, he was the son of Marie Calderone Stella and the late Geno Stella.


Michael was a real estate developer in Milford and the valley areas for many years with Stella Real Estate.
He was a former member of the Devon Rotary and enjoyed motor sports, boating and travel.
Michael was an avid clammer, loved fine dining and especially enjoyed spending time with friends and family.
In addition to his mother, Marie, he is survived by his children, daughter, Erica J. Lauer (Mark) of Orange and his sons, Gene W. Stella of New Haven and Michael F. Stella of Branford and his cherished grandchildren, Olivia and Nathan. Also his sister Jeanne Silvestri (Henry) of Middlefield and his former wife Audrey Stella of Branford and many loving nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 27 at 10:30 am at St. Gabriel’s Church, 26 Broadway, Milford, CT. Burial will be private. Friends and family may call on Thursday, July 26th from 4 to 8 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.