Angella Blanche Arriaga, 63, of Granite City, passed away at 2:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at her home.
She was born June 7, 1952, in East St. Louis, the daughter of the late Harold Clinton Stonesifer and Azaela Hall. She married Franchot “Kenny” Arriaga on May 27, 1978, and he passed away Jan. 7, 2003. Angella had a special love of karaoke and being with her family and friends.
She is survived by her fiancé, Brian Ellison; son, Valentine F. Arriaga; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Donna Stonesifer and David and Genie Stonesifer; other extended family and friends.
In celebration of her life, memorial visitation will be 4 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Memorials may be made to the Arriaga family and may be accepted at the funeral home; www.irwinchapel.com.