Elzbieta H. Stanecka, 84, of Bristol, wife of Jerzy Stanecki for 60 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 18, 2021, surrounded by her family. Born in Poland, daughter of the late Tadeusz and Jadwiga (Piwek) Bielecki, she came to the US in 1985. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Church in Bristol, CT.
While living in Poland, Ela worked as a draftsman for the confectionary industry. She was a very sought-after calligraphist by many companies, organizations and government agencies. Ela enjoyed crafting, knitting, embroidery and sewing. She loved outdoor activities, in particular gardening and fishing. Classical and opera music were her favorite. She was a gentle soul with a huge heart. Being surrounded by her grandchildren and family pets always put a big smile on her face.
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister she is survived by her husband Jerzy of Bristol; her son: Tomasz Stanecki and his wife Dorota of Bristol, CT; her daughter: Ewa Krawiec and her husband Ted of Bristol, CT; her brother: Andrzej Bielecki and his wife Halina of New Britain, CT: her two sisters: Lucyna Galik of Poland and Anna Zurawiecka of England; her grandchildren: Karina, Kordian, Kaja, Matthew and his wife Ola, Tyler, Mark and Charlotte. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill, 332 Burritt St., New Britain. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. Stanislaus Church in Bristol. Please meet the family directly at the church. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol, CT. To share a message of sympathy with her family, please visit us at www.duksa.net .