LaVerne M. Stella (nee Spinelle), age 71 of Elmhurst. Beloved wife of Raymond F., loving mother of Regina (Doug) Sells, Sherri (Michael) Wyllie and Daniel (Vicky) Stella, adored grandmother of Matthew, Michael and Nicholas Sells, Ryan, Lauren and Kaitlyn Wyllie and Lilly and Olivia Stella, dear sister of Thomas (Dorothy) Spinelle, fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Sam and the late Angeline (nee Bulgarelli) Spinelle. Visitation Monday, June 15, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 16, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 8:45 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Visitation Catholic Church. Interment Mount Carmel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. For funeral information, please call (630) 832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com.