Devoted to family and the church

Published in the January 17, 2018 edition

MILFORD — Stasia Moran, 80, died peacefully, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at the Milford Medical Center with her family by her side.

Born in Boston on February 4, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Stefan and Katherine (Witkos) Adamkowski.

Stasia was born in Boston and raised and educated in the West End. Shortly after graduating she met the love of her life, the late Kenneth Moran, and her life truly began. They moved to Winthrop and started their family and shortly after, moved to Lynnfield, where they raised their three daughters. Their early retirement years were spent in North Fort Meyers, Florida. Stasia was dedicated to her family and to the church; she was devoted to her daughters and especially cherished time spent with her grandchildren.

She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth P. Moran, with whom she shared more than 50 years of marriage. She was the loving mother of Laurie Mazzola and her husband David of Upton; Sandra Farina and husband John of Hopkinton; and the late Lisa Nalette. She was the mother-in-law of Douglas Nalette of Florida. She was the sister of Ruth Bartolo of Georgetown and the late David and Lillian Adamkowski. She was the adoring grandmother of Joshua and Lauren Mazzola; and Johnny, Jack and Anthony Farina.

A private graveside service will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery in Lynnfield. A memorial service at Calvary Christian Church in Lynnfield will be celebrated at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8018. People can also make a donation by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield.