Stella (Wadika) Grouth

October 8, 1927 ~ December 19, 2021 (age 94)


Stella Grouth, 94, of New Kensington, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021 at West Haven Manor, Apollo. Born Oct. 8, 1927, in New Kensington 1st. Husband, Steve Baksis and 2nd. Husband, Joseph Grouth, both deceased. Besides her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Wadika. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, New Kensington. She enjoyed bus trips to the theater and doing search and word puzzle books. She is survived by a son, Stephen (Barbara) Baksis, of New Kensington; two grandchildren, Stephen R. (Crystal) Baksis, of New Kensington and Michael D. Baksis, of Virginia; three great-grandchildren, Stephen, Michael and Reaghan Baksis; and she is also survived by nieces and nephews. Arrangements entrusted to the GIUNTA-BERTUCCI FUNERAL HOME INC., 1509 5th. Ave., Arnold, JohnPaul Bertucci, owner/supervisor. All services are private. To leave an online condolence, visit


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