Stasia A. (Skower) Foley, 102 of Windsor, CT, passed away peacefully on Saturday February 23, 2019 in Naples, FL surrounded by her daughter Gail and son-in-law William Klopfer. Stasia was the beloved wife of 51 years to Edward D. Foley who passed away in 1989. Born on May, 22, 1916 in Hadley, MA she was the daughter of Francis A. Skower and Anna Wielgus Skower and resided in Enfield for over 77 years before moving to Windsor. Prior to retiring in 1983 from The Travelers Insurance Companies in Hartford, CT Stasia also worked for Colt Firearms, Hamilton Standard, and Kaman Aerospace. In her leisure time she made beautiful crafts including crocheted towels, memory boxes, Christmas tree ornaments, and rosaries as a member of the St. Joseph’s Rosary Makers. She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and UCONN Women’s Basketball team. Stasia was very athletic excelling in both baseball and basketball. In 2005 she was inducted into the Enfield Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1930’s Hazardville R.C.A Girls Baseball team. Stasia played third base for the team who won several state and regional championships in the 1930s. She leaves behind her daughter Gail Klopfer and husband William of Naples, FL and son Daniel Foley and his wife Donna of Boerne, TX. She also leaves three grandchildren Sean, Ryan and wife Laura, and Tara Foley and her fiancé Matthew Bars. She was predeceased by brothers John, Frank, and Walter Skower, and two sisters Marion Berestka and Ada Krasinski, as well as four siblings who died shortly after birth. The family will receive friends and relatives during visitation hours on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield, CT followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church (St. Damien of Molokai Parish) 1747 Poquonock Avenue Windsor, Connecticut. Interment will follow the 11:30 funeral service at St. Adalbert’s Cemetery, Belmont and Summer Street Enfield, CT. Memorial donations in Stasia’s memory may be made to St Joseph Rosary Makers of St. Damien of Molokai Parish 379 Broad St. Windsor Ct. 06095 or the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 8500 Cross Mountain Trail, San Antonio, TX 78255.
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