Stella E. Taliento, 81

Stella Taliento

Stella Taliento

BIDDEFORD — Stella E. Taliento, 81, of Biddeford died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford after a long illness.

She was born in Biddeford on April 2, 1932, the daughter of Peter and Marika Ifantides Throumoulos. She was educated in Biddeford schools.

As a young girl, Stella worked at the Throumoulos family market. Later, she along with her sister Cynthia owned and operated T Sisters Market on Alfred Street for 21 years, retiring in 1981.

Mrs. Taliento was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, where she was very active in the St. Fotini Society, the Daughters of Penelope and the annual Church Festival. She loved the beach at Biddeford Pool and enjoyed her volunteer work at the Hospice Book Store.

She was predeceased by her husband Albert Taliento in 2000; her son Louis Taliento in 2009; her stepson Bruce Taliento in 1999; and her brothers Paul and James Truman.

Surviving are two brothers, Plato Truman of Saco and Theodore Truman of Scarborough; two sisters, Cynthia Mantis of Biddeford and Alice Danas of Lowell, Mass.; two grandchildren; stepdaughter, Janice Bancroft of Raymond; stepson, Robert Taliento of Nashua, N.H.; several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours were on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A funeral service was celebrated on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 186 Bradley Street, Saco. Burial will be in St. Demetrios Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.

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Memorial donations in Stella’s name may be made to: St. Demetrios Church, 186 Bradley St., Saco, ME 04072.

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