Stella J. (Arata) Frabotta, 95, of Milford passed away on June 13,2018 at the Cornerstone at Milford. She was born in Milford daughter of the late Pietro and Rossina (Messina) Arata and lived in Uxbridge and Wellesley before moving back to Milford. She was a graduate of the St. Mary’s high School class of 1941. She was a graduate of the St. Vincent’s school of nursing in Worcester. She was a World War II Army veteran attaining the rank of 1st lieutenant.
Mrs. Frabotta retired in 1993 from psychiatric nursing at McLean Hospital in Belmont Ma. She was an active volunteer with Red Cross relief efforts in the 1990's including the Midwest flood of 1993 and the Los Angeles Quake of 1994.
She was a volunteer at the Newton Wellesley Hospital for more than 10 years.
She is survived by her children, Nicholas Frabotta and his wife Ann Ford of Washington D.C., M. Judith Frabotta and her husband Ihor Wolosenko of Victoria British Columbia Canada, three grandchildren, David McGuire, Nell Frabotta, Katherine Frabotta and one great-grandchild, Clare McGuire.
The burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford Ma.