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Stanley Halama

January 10, 1940 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Stanley Halama Obituary

Stanley Halama, 83, passed away December 5, 2023 at Baystate Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was born on January 10, 1940 in Wola Zelichowska, Poland to the late Joseph and Helen (Wrona) Halama. Stanley came to the United States in 1961 and settled in Indian Orchard where he raised his family. He was a faithful parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church. Stanley retired after 42 years from Smith & Wesson. An all-around handyman, he was capable of fixing just about anything and was always available for family and friends to help with repairs of any kind. He took great pride in maintaining his home and yard. Above all, Stanley was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. His granddaughters will especially miss their dziadziu making the best grilled cheese sandwiches for them. 

Stanley leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of 58 years, Janina (Socha) Halama; his cherished daughter, Theresa Miner of Chicopee; his adoring granddaughters, Julie and Natalie Miner; his brother, Alfred Halama and his partner Helen Bednarz of Florida; and his sisters-in-law, Sophie Sedzikowski and her husband Frank and Mary Halama. He also leaves his nieces and nephews: Daniel Sedzikowski, Ursula Blair (Matt), Diane Lisowski (Jon), John Halama, Mark Halama, and Krysia Halama, along with many other family members and friends. Stanley was predeceased by his parents; his infant daughter Mary B. Halama; a brother, Richard Halama; 2 nephews Adam Sedzikowski and Frankie Halama; his son-in-law Dean Miner and a sister-in-law Cecelia Halama. 

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2023 from 1-4pm at Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services, 15 Ludlow Ave., Springfield. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 11, 2023 assembling at 9amat the funeral home and proceeding to Immaculate Conception Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am. Burial will follow at St. Aloysius Cemetery. To offer online condolences to the family, please visit

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Calling Hours
December 10, 2023

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services
15 Ludlow Avenue
Springfield, MA 01151

Gather at the Funeral Home
December 11, 2023

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services
15 Ludlow Avenue
Springfield, MA 01151

Funeral Mass
December 11, 2023

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
25 Parker Street
Indian Orchard, MA 01151

December 11, 2023

St. Aloysius Cemetery, Ludlow Ave, MA, Springfield


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