Funeral services to be held for 23-year-old Raffaella Maria Stroik
SOUTH BEND, Ind.-- Funeral arrangements for 23-year-old Raffaella Stroik have been announced.
Raffaella Stroik, a South Bend native, had been an accomplished dancer for the Saint Louis Ballet.
The Saint Louis Ballet issued the following statement:
We mourn the death of our friend and colleague Raffaella Maria Stroik. She was a wonderful dancer and a beautiful person. We extend our condolences to her family. We are so very sad.
Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 3:30 p.m. at Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame.
Stroik will be laid to rest at Cedar Grove Cemetery at the University of Notre Dame.