Donna Stafstrom

Donna J. Stafstrom

Friday, May 26th, 1961 - Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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“Loving Wife, Mother Daughter and Sister”

WATERBURY- Donna J. Stafstrom age 58, of Wolcott, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by the love and comfort of her family after a brief but courageous and valiant battle with cancer. She was the wife of Eric J. Stafstrom.

Donna was born May 26th 1961 in Waterbury, CT, the daughter of the late Joseph N. Dunphy and Maureen (Tracy) Dunphy of Waterbury. She was a graduate of Crosby High School and received her accounting degree from Post University. Donna worked as an accountant for various companies throughout the Waterbury area including General Data Com, Visiting Nurses Association and Carten Controls where she spent the last 20 years. She enjoyed music, traveling and spending time at the casino and always looked forward to sitting on her favorite beach in Cape Cod. Donna was devoted to her family and there was nothing more important to her. She was always willing to help out friends of family in need and will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known and loved her.

Left to cherish her memories and honor her legacy are her husband, Eric of 36 years, her sons; Mike Stafstrom and his wife, Amy of Waterbury and Patrick Stafstrom of Wolcott. She also leaves her mother, Maureen of Waterbury, her sisters, Leanne Dunphy and Janice Mackiewicz both of Waterbury as well as several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sister, Laurie Ravenscroft.

Funeral services for Mrs. Stafstrom will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home 1987 East Main St Waterbury, CT 06705. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may visit with Donna’s family at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m To leave a personal message of condolence to the family or for further information please visit the funeral home website at”
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, November 1st, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Tribute Center
    1987 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT 06705
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 11:00am
    Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Tribute Center
    1987 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT 06705
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Ms. Geralyn Cappabianca


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Nancy Armour Barker

Posted at 08:11pm
So many wonderful memories of Donna from childhood from Girl Scouts to Crosby. She always had a smile and was a friend to all. My prayers to her family. Nancy Armour Barker

Kim Gallagher

Posted at 08:10am
My heart is with you in this difficult time. I cannot be there today but you have my thoughts and prayers.
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Chuck Hirbour

Posted at 05:06pm
The CHUCK HIRBOUR family send it's condolences to my co-worker and his family. Only had the pleasure of meeting Donna one time in Vegas where she and my wife met . So sorry to hear Eric. CH

Lawanda Thompson

Posted at 07:38pm
Miss Donna you was a beautiful person inside and out there will never be another you will be sincerely missed by me I love me some of miss Donna and she love herself some of me I wanna thank you for all that you have done for me you are such a beautiful person and I can't thank you enough your gone way too soon I know your resting now your in a better place

Kevin, Robert, and Craig Freyer

Posted at 03:45pm
With deepest sympathy. Donna was like a second mother to us all. She will be dearly missed.
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