Rev Stella Mair Evans

November 5, 2019


Passed peacefully away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Leaving with fond and loving memories her beloved husband Shu-Lun Wong; her daughter Gwynneth (Burhani Mtengwa), son Cerith (Anna Smith), her adored grandson, Brendan, and countless loving and loyal friends. Stella was predeceased by her parents Emrys and Gwynneth Evans. She will be forever remembered as the best wife, mammy, and mamgue. Cremation has taken place. The Funeral service will be held on Friday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. at St Augustine’s Church and in lieu of flowers, donations in Stella’s memory may be made to Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.



11:00am, Friday November 8th

St. Augustine's Anglican Church

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Dear Mr. Wong, Gwynneth, and Kerith
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Every time we would meet Mrs. Evans over the years it was a pleasure to visit with her – she was such a warm and caring person. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Kathleen and Ken Stevens

Shu-Lun , so sorry to hear of Stella’s passing. On behalf of Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi we send condolences to you and your family. It was always a pleasure to see you and Stella at classes, she was a lovely person. May your memories bring you comfort., and may God give her eternal rest and you and your family the strength to bear the pain.

Dear Mr. Wong & Family,

Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

My condolences on the loss of Stella.

Shu-Lun & family,
My deepest condolences at this most difficult time. Stella was such a vibrant and unique lady who has no doubt left a lasting impression upon all she knew, including me. Sending love & light.. 💙

Shu-Lun, Sorry to hear of Stella’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thought’s and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Calvin and Barbara Gibbons

Shu Lun, I am so sorry to hear of Stella’s passing. She was a wonderful storyteller, with such a wealth of stories. I have lovely memories of hearing her at storytelling events, and valued her commitment when we volunteered together for the storytelling festival. My condolences to you and your family.

Shu Lun and Family: I am deeply sorry to hear of Stella’s passing. It was always a pleasure to see you both at Tai Chi classes. Stella was a wonderful lady with a kind and compassionate heart.
Joe and I send condolences to you and family’

I am sorry for your loss. I will miss her. She was a fine example of what a Christian minister should be — warm, kind and caring.

Rest in peace, Stella.

So sorry for your loss Shu-Lun. I first met Stella when you both attended Tai Chi classes. Since then anytime we had occasion to meet there was always a welcoming smile from Stella and a friendly chat.
My condolences to all the family. May she Rest In Peace.
Joyce Doyle

Shu-Lun and family, my deepest condolences on the death of your beloved wife, mother and grand-mother. Your loss is enormous and I pray that the God of all comfort will enfold each of you. How precious are the memories where there has been so much love. Hold fast to those memories and that love.

Jane Pippy

I am so deeply sorry to hear of your loss. All my love to you and your family during this very difficult time.
Love, Lisa Ryan

Shu-lun, Gwynneth & Kerith,
It was terrible to hear about your loss. I am truly honored and blessed to have known her like an Auntie. Remembering her wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in my heart. May she rest in peace!

We were so sorry to hear about the death of Reverend Stella. We have fond memories of her at St. Mark’s. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Noreen and Harold Press

Shu-Lun and Family,
We have happy memories of times spent chatting at various church meetings and social events, we are presently in England but our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time, but in the joy of the sure and certain knowledge of the resurrection through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Michael and Anthea Donnan

Shu Lun, Gwyneth and Kerith
Please accept our sympathy. There are many great memories of days gone by. Extra special memories of St David’s Day, Welsh Drago and all.. We pray that God will grant you the peace and comfort that only He can give.

Stella was an absolutely wonderful person……. and so interesting. She will be missed by everyone who knew her. We are both very sorry for your family’s loss

Shu Lun, Gwyneth and Kerith,
Sorry to hear of Stella’s passing,.
We have some very fond memories of her..
May God give you all peace at this sad time!

Don & Zelma Rixmann

Sorry to hear this sad news. Stella was a former member of our club (Cabot Toastmasters). It was a pleasure to spend time in her company and she always brought something positive to our meetings — with her poise, wisdom, and refreshing outlook. Our condolences to her family.

I’m so sorry to hear of Stella’s death – may she rest in peace and rise in glory.

I have lost a dear friend who I was privileged to know. She was an unforgettable woman who was a champion of people and causes. Nos da Stella.

Shu-Lung and Family,

I was saddened to hear of Stella’s recent passing. I have fond memories of her and Shu-Lung during our times at the Crow’s Nest and at the annual Chinese New Year’s dinners. My family and I will also be so grateful for her compassion and assistance at the time of my mothers death.

My she rest in peace.

Gary Walsh

Shu Lun, Gwyneth and Kerith.
I was very sorry to hear about Stella’s passing. She was a lovely person and a true friend when we were growing up together. Even though we lived on different continents she was often in my thoughts. Please accept my deepest sympathy at this difficult time. May God be with you as a family and give you strength.

Shu-Lun & Family
I am so sorry to hear of Rev. Stella’s passing. I fondly remember her when she was with us at St. Mark’s Church. She was a lady that one does not forget, her calmness, strength and love filled the air and the love for her family was overflowing in her heart. Shu- Lun, you have lost a wonderful, kind, unforgettable part of your life, may you be given the strength to continue your journey without her. May God Bless all of you in the days ahead.

To Shu Lun and family
We are sorry to learn of Stella ‘s passing. So many memories of our times with our Bible study group in the 90’s and the many times at your home. Please accept our condolences and prayers.

Donna and Tom Nolan

Shu Lun and Family,
Sending my thoughts and prayers to all of you at this difficult time. I have fond memories of Stella during our days at Queens College. Please accept my deepest condolences. May God grant you courage and strength in the days ahead.

Shu Lun and family

My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace.

To Mr. Wong and all of Stella’s family and friends
I want to offer my deepest sympathy on the death of a valiant woman. I feel privileged to have spent time with Stella … and I know how dearly she was loved by all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of grief and loss.
Many blessings
Sister Charlotte ( Pastoral Care, SPMH)