Stella (Iwuc) Rarus


SOUTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Stella A. (Iwuc) Rarus, 92, of Bacon St., died Dec. 2. She was the wife of the late Walter Rarus, and the sister of Rev. Canon Anthony Iwuc, pastor emeritus of St. Joseph Church, Central Falls.

Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Bronislaw and Adolfina (Zamoida) Iwuc, and lived in South Attleboro most of her life.

Before retiring she was employed as a housekeeper at St. Joseph Rectory, Central Falls. She was also employed as a seamstress at the former Health-Tex Mfg. Co., and was a member of the Holy Rosary Society of St. Joseph Church, and a past president of the Orchard Lake Schools Ladies Auxiliary.

In addition to Father Iwuc, she is survived by two daughters, Andrea J. Dearborn of Orlando, Fla., and Donna M. Shervanian of Eliot, Me.; two sons Walter L. Rarus of South Attleboro, Mass., and Lawrence J. Rarus of Lincoln; two brothers, Charles Iwuc of South Attleboro, and Stephen Iwuc of Cumberland. She was the sister of the late Lottie Byrnes, Jane Zielinski, Jessie Jendzejec, Edward, Francis and Joseph Iwuc.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 7 in St. Joseph Church. Burial was in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.