LINARDOS Stacie Linardos (Linardakis), 58, passed away early August 17, 2011 in NewYork City, after living well in spite of her diagnosis of lymphoma cancer. Ms. Linardos was married to Saul Zachary of Manhattan where they made their home for 36 wonderful years. She was born September 13, 1952 to Harry and Helen Linardakis in Bridgeport. She graduated in 1970 from Bassick High School as valedictorian and received her BA from Cornell University. She lived and worked in Manhattan as an actor performing in theater, film and TV and using theater for corporate training. Her favorite role was as muse and critic to her husband's writing. Next to that she enjoyed being stepmother to Eve and her husband, Glen Jaffe of Santa Monica, Calif. and being grandmother (or Yiayia in Greek) to their daughters, Rachel and Erica. In addition to her husband, Saul Zachary and the Jaffes, she is survived by her mother, Helen Linardakis, previously of Bridgeport, now living in Haverhill, Mass. She also leaves her sisters, Maria Liapakis of East Hartford and Virginia Cameron of Haverhill, Mass. and their husbands, Peter Liapakis and Jeffrey Cameron. She will be missed by her niece, Eleni Miller of Los Angeles, Calif. and her nephews, Michael Liapakis of New York City, N.Y. and Ed Robinson of Newbury, Mass. and their spouses and children, and her nephew, Richard Cameron of Haverhill Mass. In Connecticut, she is survived by her godmother, Marion Linardos of Wethers-field andher uncles, George Kalender of Stratford and George Linardos of Fairfield, and her aunts, Mary Linardos of Easton and Aphrodite Domian of Stratford, as well as her many first cousins. She enriched the lives of her many friends who were as devoted to her as she was to them. A private memorial gathering will be held in New York City in September for family and friends to share and celebrate her life. Before her passing, she was visited and surrounded by her family and friends who loved her and were inspired by knowing her.
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Published in Connecticut Post on Sept. 4, 2011