July 28, 1932 ~ August 15, 2021

Stella was the first daughter born in Canada to Peodore and Juzefa Kolodnicki on July 28, 1932. Her parents had immigrated from Ukraine and resided in Padstow, Alberta when Stella was born. She grew up in the Rockford Bridge area,where she attended school and worked on the farm. After meeting her husband Albert, who’s family had immigrated from England,they would go on to reside in the Edmonton Area. Most of the families years in Edmonton were spent at the Good Samaritan, Stella resided with them until her passing. Stella loved the people of the Good Samaritan. Family was most important to Stella and they will remember her kindness and love for life

Stella will be forever remembered by her children, Carolanne (Juard) Sullivan, their daughter and 1 grandchild, Connie (Don) Slevinsky, their 3 children and 6 grandchildren, Rose Decorby her 3 duaghters and 7 grandchildren, and Ruth Lee her 2 children and 7 grandchildren; her sister, Jesse Graham and her son; brother, Walter and his daughter; sister in-law, Marilyn Kolodnicki and her 3 boys; brother in-law, Stan Sidjak and his 2 daughters; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

Stella was predeceased by her husband, Albert William Coombs; parents, Peodore and Juzefa Kolodnicki; brothers, Jacob Kolodnicki and John Kolodnicki; and sister, Mary Sidjak.


Friday September 10, 2021
1:00 pm
Saint Joachim Catholic Cemetery
10500 – 117 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta