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Stacy Starr Sawaya

September 28, 1974 — December 20, 2020

Stacy Starr Sawaya, 46, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Northwest Health - La Porte.

Stacy was born on September 28, 1974 in Michigan City, IN, to Sam and Sharon (Peters) Sawaya.

On April 21, 2018 in La Porte, IN, she married Jeremy Reed who survives.  Also surviving are her daughter, Sophia Affeld of La Porte; mother, Sharon Sawaya of La Porte; stepchildren, Kaitlin, Logan and Tyler Reed; sisters, Stephani (Brent) Giffin of Crown Point, Shannon (Aaron) Zila of La Porte, and Shawn (Kent) Arnsbarger of La Porte; brothers, Sam (Jessica) Sawaya of Valparaiso, Scott (Rachel) Sawaya of Valparaiso, Steven Sawaya of La Porte; nieces, Sarah, Whitney, Tori, Samira, Leila, Eloise, Hadley, and Adeline; nephews, Grant, Pierce, Elias, and Simon; greatniece, Ily; and greatnephew, Will.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Stacy was a bartender at Smutzer's Club Tavern.  She enjoyed cooking, reading and laughing.  Her daughter, family, and friends were her everything.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 4 - 7 pm on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing of six-feet.  Also, we are limited to 50 people in the building at any given time.  We kindly ask for your patience as we oversee these mandated guidelines.

Memorial donations for Sophia Affeld may be made to Stacy's sister, Shannon Zila, 303 Canterbury Drive, La Porte, IN  46350.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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