Stella Bacolas

Growing up in Greece and living in Coney Island's Luna Park Houses since the 1970s

Stella Bacolas
Interview Date:
May 11, 2023


Born in 1941 in Greece, Stella Bacolas shares memories of growing up there during World War II. "I tell my grandchild now, I didn't have my own bed until after I was 15, when I got to the United States." After settling in Bensonhurst, she moved to Luna Park Houses in Coney Island in the 1970s and has resided there for over 50 years.