Ann M. Koenig

Ann KoenigAnn M. Koenig, 75, of Trumbull, formerly of New Milford and Ridgefield, died on Monday, January 10, 2010 at Ludlowe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Fairfield. 

Mrs. Koenig was born in Brooklyn, NY, July 1, 1935, daughter of Peter and Bridget (Henry) McKenna.  She attended NY schools and graduated from Prospect Heights High School, Brooklyn. 

A bookkeeper, Mrs. Koenig was employed by Dun & Bradstreet and later for British Overseas Airline Company (BOAC), and retired from Norco, Inc. in Georgetown. 

She was an avid international traveler.  She enjoyed many trips to Ireland, Italy, Switzerland and Hawaii.

A resident of Ridgefield coming from Yonkers, NY in 1964, she relocated to New Milford in 1998 where she enjoyed volunteering at the Hospital gift shop.  She later moved to Middlebrook Farms Assisted Living of Trumbull three years ago.  Mrs. Koenig was known to be a vibrant part of Middlebrook’s community.

As a thirty-five year resident of Ridgefield, Mrs. Koenig was a former Girl Scout leader, a member of the Ridgefield Homemaker’s Organization, was employed at the Ridgefield High School cafeteria and a member of St. Mary Parish.

She loved animals - especially her cats, knitting, and crocheting, but having interaction with people was her ultimate joy.

She is survived by four daughters, Barbara Wilson and her husband, Scot of Newtown, Mary Ann Nichols and her husband, John of Fairfield, Terry Anderson and her husband, Craig of Cary, NC and Carol Koenig of Bridgeport; brother, Jimmy McKenna and his wife, Frances of Northport, L.I., NY;  sister-in-law, Eleanor McKenna of Whiting, NJ; sister-in-law Pat Neshan of Fort Lee, NJ,  seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She is pre-deceased by her oldest brother, Peter and former husband, Peter T. Koenig.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 18th, 2010 at 1:15PM in St. Mary’s Church, Ridgefield with the Rev. Russell Augustine, Parochial Vicar, officiating.

Interment will take place at the direction of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimers Association would be very much appreciated.


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