William 'Bill' M. Stacey, 51, passed away suddenly at his home in Branford on January 6, 2014. Beloved husband of 25 years to Wendy Steinbrick Stacey. Born in Barranquilla, Columbia on November 15, 1962 to Dolores Jimenez Stacey of Wallingford and the late Albert Stacey. Besides his wife and mother, Bill leaves his two children, Jordan Stacey of New Haven and Olivia Stacey of Branford; his cherished grandson, Nate Stacey; siblings, Helen Pittman and her husband Kenny of Hamden, Albert Stacey of Wallingford, and Amalia 'Myle' Johnson and her husband Demetrius of Hamden; nieces, MacKenzie and Jaelynn Pittman of Hamden; aunt, Rosa Merva of Stratford; cousin, Joseph Merva of Stratford. Bill graduated in 1980 from Hamden High before attending Purchase College State University of NY. He went on to graduate with the first nursing class from Gateway, and was the only male in his class. After becoming a registered nurse, Bill worked in the Emergency Department at Yale and presently at Bridgeport Hospital. As much as he loved his job, his passion was art. Bill was a great painter and photographer. A photo of his was selected for an exhibit in New York and his work can be seen at www.williamstaceyfineart.com. He was a huge Giants football fan, but Bill's number one love in life was his family. Friends may visit with his family at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden, on Thursday, January 9th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be Celebrated on Friday, January 10th at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Burial will be private.

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  1. As noted by a Family member in South America (Jhab Flo ) . One more Angel for our Family. what more can I say as a little Brother but to big Bro my heart is heavy with sorrow and thinking , missing you here. Knowing you and Dad are looking down upon us and smiling and laughing in a way is reassuring bringing a smile to my face. RIP Big Bro and God Bless you and Dad

  2. Bill .my loving brother. I love you and miss you terrible . But now you are with Daddy. Dad has welcome you with open arms.

  3. Dear Jordan and family, My thoughts, love and prayers are with you and your family. I knew and worked with Bill many years ago when he first started as a nurse at Skyview. He was such a loving and caring person and nurse. Know I work with his son, who is just as caring and thoughtful as his Dad. May God bless your familu through this difficult time and give you the strength to carry on during this especially trying time. God Bless you all.

  4. Dear Wendy and family, All our thoughts and prayers are with at this time. We knew Bill (and you) when he worked at PHS/Healthnet. Wonderful sense of humor and wonderful guy! He will be missed by so many. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Linda and Bill Sheehy, Friends, Shelton, CT

  5. Dear Wendy, I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts & prayers are with you & the kids. Praying that God gives you the strength to guide you through this difficult time. Love Liz Matos & Family

  6. Dear Wendy, Jordan, and Olivia, Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and always. With love, Henry and Mary

  7. Dear Wendy, Jordan, Olivia and members of the Stacey family, we offer our deepest condolences. If we can provide you comfort, know our thoughts are with you.

  8. I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was such a great and funny man. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  9. I met Bill in our artist studio building, he and I hit it off from day one. The drive and passion he had for his work always truly inspired me, and I will miss him so. To his family, I am so very sorry for your loss.

  10. I was honored to be one of Bill’s teachers at Gateway Community College and remember Bill with tremendous fondness. My deepest condolences to his family and colleagues

  11. I’m honored to have met and worked with Bill. My sincere condolences to his family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Bill; you will be deeply missed!

  12. My deepest condolences to Wendy and family.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.May God give you the strength to get through this difficult time.

  13. My deepest condolences to Wendy, Olivia, Jordan and the entire family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  14. My deepest sympathy to Bill’s family. I had the pleasure of working with him at BH ED. He will be remembered as a kind and thoughtful person. You will be missed. Rest in Peace my friend!!!!!

  15. My deepest sympathy to the Stacey family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. You have my heartfelt condolences.

  16. My love and prayers are with you and your family. I am so very sorry and pray that your faith and all those who love you give you strength.

  17. My sincerest condolences to your family. Bill & I had some great times working together in the ED. I was so proud of him going forward with his love of art. He was always larger than life & I will miss him.

  18. My thoughts and prayers to all family members. I worked with Bill in Brodgeport Hospotal ER & he was a great nurse & person.

  19. One of the most interesting and passionate nurses I’ve had the honor to work with. I wish to send our thoughts and prayers to Bill’s family and know please that he made such a difference in the lives of so many patients.

  20. Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the whole Stacey family. May God be with all of you at this time of your loss.

  21. R.I.P. Bill, I had the pleasure of knowing you thru my daughter Tracy and working with you for a short time, Sincerely Sandra Gambardella

  22. There are no words to convey how sorry we are. I remember all the fun we all use to have & what a beautiful family you & Bill made together. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you.

  23. To the entire family, words cant not express the sorrow we have for your loss. We have fond memories of Bill at EVERY hockey game cheering Olivia and Nicole on.Olivia, sweetheart. You especially will be in our thoughts. Pam, Paul, Nicole, and Mason

  24. To Wendy, Jordan, Olivia and the entire Stacey family, my deepest condolences to all the family. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  25. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Jennifer Saia Dickson and Mike Saia

  26. Wendy and family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved husband. He is in the hands of God and the hearts of many. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  27. Wendy, Olivia and Jordan – my heart goes out to you. There are insufficient words to convey my sadness for your loss. Bill and I became unexpected friends nearly 20 years ago when we went to Nursing school at Eli Whitney, where he was again the only male in our graduating class. My memories from that time are not about what a great nurse he was but of how much he loved his family. I will miss my friend.

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