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Eugenia Kaminski-Bakes, 78, a resident of Wake Forest, NC, passed away Saturday,
August 31, 2013. Mrs. Bakes was a former resident of Stamford and called it her home for 80 years. She was born in Fairfield, CT on November 3, 1934 to the late Eugene and Katherine Kaminski.
Mrs. Bakes was a graduate of The Julliard School in New York and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She was a devoted employee of Pitney Bowes, worked as an Administrative Manager for many years. She also belonged to the Polish Cultural Society in both Stamford and Raleigh, NC and was inducted as the first female member of the Stamford Business and Professional Women's Club in 1982. She also loved her church and was a member of the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Stamford and Saint Catherine of Siena Parish in Wake Forest, NC.
Mrs. Bakes is survived by a son John C. Bakes II, of Wake Forest, NC. She is also survived by her brother-in-law, Louis Bakes of Norwalk, CT and a goddaughter, Agatha Bodwell of Sandwich, MA, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, George J Bakes in 2011.
Eugenia will be sadly missed by her family and friends, and by all those who knew and loved her.
Her family welcomes all relatives and friends on Thursday, September 5th from 4 pm to 8 pm at Bosak Funeral Home & Cremation, 453 Shippan Ave., Stamford, CT. A funeral service will be celebrated at 11 am on Friday, September 6th at the Holy Name of Jesus Church, 369 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT. Interment will follow at St. John Roman Catholic Cemetery in Darien, CT.
Contributions in Eugenia Bakes' memory can be made to: Holy Name of Jesus Church, 369 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT 06902.
The family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Bosak Funeral Home and Cremation. If you wish to leave an online remembrance, please go to www.bosakfuneralhome.com and sign the family's guestbook. You may also visit the Bosak Funeral Home & Cremation page on Facebook to share remembrances.
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Sept. 4, 2013