Daughter of Helen and Edward Center, Stella grew up in Massachusetts with her four siblings. She married John Henry, "Jack" Carton (1955). They raised four children. The family settled in Baltimore (1969) where she pursued her career as a professional nurse, culminating with her service as Director of Operations of The Independent Dialysis Foundation for 20 years.
She loved traveling, the beach, playing Bridge, talking and laughing with family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband and a sister. She is survived by two sisters, a brother, a brother-in-law, a sister-in-law, her four children and their spouses, 11 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren, and a huge extended family.
We love you. You will always be with us.