Stella M. McGraw

Stella Marie Brideau McGraw 88, of Dover, NH passed away August 10th 2019, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Stella was born January 13, 1931 in Tracadie New Brunswick, Canada. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine Brideau. Stella married Gerrard McGraw in Niagara falls Canada. After spending their honeymoon in Nashua, NH, they returned to Nashua to reside permantly and raised their 6 children. Stella then retired from Brockway Plastics and moved to St. Petersburg FL. Jerry and Stella traveled back and forth to Canada and Nashua during their retirement. Stella loved to cook and open her home to anyone. She was everyone’s Mom and Mémère. Stella had a heart of gold. She also loved playing Powerball, scratch tickets, and the casino. Stella is survived by her two daughters and three sons, Kathy and Melvin Phillips of Union Maine ,Cynthia Andeen of Dover, NH , Alden and Kelly McGraw of Gulfport, FL , Brian and Mary Cowgill of New Ipswich NH, Gerard McGraw and Bunny Blaine of Derry, NH. Stella had 14 grandchildren and 15 great grand children. Stella is predeceased by her husband Jerry McGraw, her son Frank Raymond McGraw, her grandsons Herrick Alley and Benjamin McGraw. The family has decided to have private services in New Brunswick, Canada at a later date.