Danvers — Mrs. Stacia (Zuk) Pelletier, 85, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Eugene Pelletier Jr., passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at Beverly Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family.
Born and raised on her family farm on Congress Avenue in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Antony and Sophie Zuk. Raised and educated in Danvers, she was a graduate of the former Holten High School, Class of 1946, where she was class Vice President and Glee Club member for 2 years.
A dedicated and hardworking woman, Mrs. Pelletier worked on her family’s farm growing up. Stacia worked at the Woolworth’s soda fountain while in high school. She later worked at the Friend Box Company of Danvers as an office manager. Stacia earned her realtors license and started Stacia Pelletier Realty of Danvers, where she successfully managed and sold properties throughout the North Shore. Following the passing of her beloved husband, with whom she shared 45 years of marriage, she was the proprietor of the Pelletier and Milbury Construction Corporation of Danvers. She continued property management up until the time of her passing.
Stacia was a compassionate, unselfish, caring, benevolent and classy woman who always put others before herself. A lifelong resident of the Town of Danvers, Stacia was active in the Danvers Garden Club and the Danvers Historical Society. She was a member of the Maple Street Congregational Church Choir and a devoted member of the Middleton Congregational Church. Stacia was instrumental in the conversion of the Williams School Building into an operational Art Gallery in Danvers. She was a true “Lady” in every sense of the word and will be remembered by her family and friends as always having a kind and open heart.
Family was paramount in Stacia’s life; she was a loving grandmother and mom. She enjoyed helping people and was always there to lend a hand to those in need. Always impeccably dressed, she was a kindhearted, generous and considerate lady; Stacia will be deeply missed by her loving family, friends and neighbors.
Stacia is survived by her two sons, Eugene “Jason” Pelletier and his wife, Carol, of Rowley and Parris Pelletier and his wife, Nancilee, of Danvers; her two grandchildren, Sydney Stacia and Courtney Gene Pelletier; her sister, Laura Pope of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Julian, Michael, Peter and Carl Zuk.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held in the Middleton Congregational Church, Maple St., Middleton, Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. Visiting hours in the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Route 62), Danvers, Monday, Feb. 24, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Stacia’s memory to the Danvers Garden Club, P.O. Box 167, Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.