Brong, Stella Pandelis
Birth: Sunday, April 27, 1930 in Cairo, Egypt
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Monday, July 08, 2019 at the age of 89
Laid to Rest: in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Great Mills, Maryland
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Stella Pandelis Brong, 89, of Hollywood, MD passed away on June 8, 2019 at St. Mary's Nursing Center. Stella was born on April 27, 1930 in Cairo, Egypt to the late Pandelis C. Samaras and Helen P. (Theodossiou) Samaras. Stella married the love of her life, Ervin A. Brong, Jr. on November 4, 1953 in Cairo, Egypt. They spent 53 wonderful years together before his passing on July 7, 2006.
In her younger years she enjoyed being a homemaker while raising her two children and was later blessed with eight beautiful grandchildren and seven great grandchildren whom she cherished. Stella was a beautiful dancer as she was known as the Dancing Queen. She loved being outdoors enjoying nature and sunshine whenever possible or indoor playing cards, especially Skip-Bo, with friends and family. Stella was a member of the Hollywood United Methodist Church and a member of Julia Halla Order of the Eastern Star 107, Hollywood, MD.
Stella is survived by her children, Helen Frances Norris (Scott), of Lexington Park, MD and Karl Elwood Brong (Joyce), of Millerstown, PA; siblings, Constantin Samaras (Eva), of Aberdeen, MD; grandchildren, Brandon Lee Norris, Jeffrey Allen Norris, Karla Brong, Melissa Brong Bendorf, Nicole Brong, Ryan Brong, Amanda Brong Ford, and Samantha Brong; great grandchildren, Reid Norris, Bryce Norris, Raziella Norris, Gavin Bendorf, Jackson Bendorf, Reagan Bendorf, and Camden Brong. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her brother, George P. Samaras and sister, Cleanthi Samaras Nicolaides.
A Memorial service will be celebrated by Reverend Katie Paul on August 2, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., at Hollywood United Methodist Church, 24422 Mervell Dean Road, Hollywood, MD 20636. Interment will be held at a later date at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Hollywood United Methodist Church, 24422 Mervell Dean Road, Hollywood, MD 20636 and St. Mary's Nursing Home, 21585 Peabody Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.