Julia A. Balazs
Julia A. Balazs, 92, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015. She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on June 9, 1923, the daughter of Amerigo and Julia Paoletti. She was the loving widow of Albert F. Balazs Sr., happily married for 42 years. After raising her family, she began an active and successful career as a Realtor, which included serving as president of the Norwalk Board of Realtors in 1983, and earned the distinction of Realtor of the Year. She was an active and faithful member of St. Philip RC Church of Norwalk from its establishment in 1964. She loved to travel with friends and family, especially enjoying cruise vacations. An avid fan of the N.Y. Mets since the team’s 1962 beginning, she celebrated her 87th birthday by attending a game at Citi Field with family and friends.
Julia had a wonderful sense of humor and quick wit, was generous and loving to family and friends, and she will be missed by all whose lives she touched. She loved her family and is survived by her daughter Cindy Kress and son-in-law Jeff, son Jim Balazs and daughter-in-law Ellen, and daughter Lisa Capone and son-in-law Lou. Julia was absolutely devoted to her grandchildren Amy Jones, Lauriann Wierzbowski, Stephen Kress, James Balazs, Emily Balazs, Caitlin Mulligan, Kyle Capone, and Lauren Capone. She was also blessed with and adored her three great grandsons, Dean and Tyler Jones, and Will Wierzbowski. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Albert F. Balazs Jr.
During her time spent at Notre Dame Convalescent Home, with her spirit and caring nature she enriched and was uplifted by many lives, and her family is deeply grateful to the staff for the love and care she received. Contributions can be made in her memory to Notre Dame Convalescent Home Capital Improvement Fund, 76 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, October 21 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00AM at St. Philip RC Church, Father Conlon Place, Norwalk.