Stella Marie Bass, born June 6th, 1953, fell asleep in the Lord on June 30th, 2019.

Stella Marie Bass was born to Madeline and Peter Conom, Stella lived in the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle her entire life. When she was 15 years old, attending Queen Anne High School, she met the love of her life Steve Bass. They married in 1972. Stella worked at Nordstrom and Frederick and Nelson until her sons Brian and Andy arrived. She went back to school and graduated from the University of Washington and received her Master’s in Education from Seattle University. She loved teaching and spend many years at Washington Middle School.

Stella was very passionate about family, especially spending time with her four grandchildren. She enjoyed holidays and family birthdays that always highlighted her Greek cooking skills. Although Stella was diagnosed with Evans Syndrome in early 2018 and followed all medical regiments with a positive outlook, the disease took her on June 30th, 2019 and she is now in heaven with loved ones who have gone before her.

Stella is survived by her mother Madeline Conom; beloved husband Steve Bass; son Brian Bass and his spouse Kristan LaJoie; son Andy Bass; brother Tom Conom and his spouse Anne Conom; brother John Conom and his spouse Diane Conom; sister in laws, Mary Bass and her life partner Jeff Jelinek; and Joanne Wilson and her spouse Dave Wilson; her four beloved grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Celebration of her life was held on Friday July 5th at the Greek Orthodox Church of Assumption, located at 1804 13th Avenue in Seattle. Donations can be made to the Greek Orthodox Church of Assumption.