Stella Gentile of Aquebogue died Jan. 1, 2019 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 80 years old.
She was born Sept. 18, 1938 to Giovanni Puzzo and Angela Salomoni.
She owned Fabrizio’s Restaurant in Greenport.
Predeceased by her husband Fabrizio Gentile in 1996, she is survived by her daughters, Mary Jo Petersen, Angele Gentile and Columbia Britt, by her son Carlo, her sister Tina DiBlasi, her brothers Sebastian and Calogelo Puzzo, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive visitors Jan. 6 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery.