WORCESTER, Mass – Funeral services for Corrine D. (Meola) Stiles, 81 who died at St. Vincent’s Hospital on Oct. 25, 2010 after a period of failing health, were held Oct. 29 at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA. A Memorial Service will be held at the First Congregational Church in Woodstock at a time to be announced.
She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Anthony and Dovie (Gignilliat) Meola and was raised and educated in the city.
She was a resident of Coes Pond Village and was a member of the Coes Pond Village Association. â€¨
Wife of the late Walter J. Stiles, she is survived by her 10 children, Cheryl M. Bleau of NH, Walter J. Stiles and his wife Jean of GA., Maryann L. Maguire of N. Adams, Kevin W. Stiles and his wife Elizabeth of Holden, Doreen H. Lebel and her husband Henry of Webtser, Philip G. Stiles and his wife Paula of Leicester, Christine J. Biggins and her husband Robert of Hanson, Debra J. Maguire and her partner Stephen Saltzman of NJ, Jacqueline S. French of VT and Dennis B. Stiles and his wife Deirdre of GA. â€¨She was the sister of Rudolph W. Karin and his wife Patricia of PA and the late Philip Meola and Margeurite Rabidou. Also surviving are her sister-in-law Katherine Meola of FL; 24 grandchildren; 33 great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the Mother-in-law of Albert Bleau, William Maguire, Kevin Maguire, and the late Thomas French, MD.â€¨
Donations in her memory may be made to Hope in Bloom, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that plants gardens free of charge at the homes of individuals in Massachusetts undergoing treatment for breast cancer www.hopeinbloom.org or the ALS Association which encourages scientific research to find a cure for ALS, heightens awareness and encourages scientific research www.alsa.org
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