Stella Balamaci, 71 passed away peacefully with her family by her bedside. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, and aunt.
Everyone that knew her knew her for her kindness and calm demeanor.
She was a retired nurse. Early in her career, she was a pediatric nurse at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Bridgeport, CT. She had worked for 20+ years at Bridgeport Healthcare Facility. She was loved by her patients and colleagues alike.
Her passions were cooking, and being around family and she took great pride in watching her grandson, Nicholas excel in hockey during high school and now at the collegiate level. Her granddaughters also excel in various sports and brought great joy and pride to her at all times.
The impact her easy-going demeanor had on the family will forever be missed. She was loved by all.
She is survived by her daughters Erica Boanno (Dominick) and Kara Fritz. Dominick was more like a son to her in every way. Her beautiful grandchildren, Nicholas, Ava, and Taylor. Her sister, Cris Balamaci, and brother Nick Balamaci (Mari), also her dear nephew, Ryan Balamaci, and his fiancee, Brianna Candido, in addition to her Aunt Virgina Dumitre and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, at 11:30 am directly at St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church, 504 Sport Hill Rd., Easton with Archpriest Fr. George M. Coca officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 pm in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Rd., Fairfield Center with the Trisagion service at 7:30 pm. To sign an online register, purchase flowers or to get travel directions, please visit http://www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com
Donations can be made to St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church, 504 Sport Hill Rd., Easton, CT 06612.
Published by Connecticut Post on Jun. 25, 2022.
FOR STELLA BALAMACI
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road, Fairfield, CT
St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church
504 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT
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