Maria Giegler, age 94 of Bethel, passed away at the Bethel Health Care Center on   Tuesday, September 30, 2008 .    Born in Tuskevar,Hungary on June 30, 1914, Maria was the daughter of the late Gyorgy and Terez Varkonyi.  She was married to the late Tamas Giegler for 54 years prior to his death in 1993.

They emigrated to the United States in 1959 and initially settled in Bronxville, N.Y. In 1960, they moved to Ridgefield where they resided until 1982 when they relocated to Bethel. 

She is survived by her daughter, Edith of Bethel and her son, Tamas and his wife,
State Representative Jan Giegler of Danbury; her four grandchildren, Jeffrey R. Giegler of Danbury; Jennifer Medeiros and her husband, George; Jaime Wood and her husband Derek; Tamas J. Giegler and his wife, Therese and two great-grandchildren, Ashley and Brendon all of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in lieu of flowers to the Residential Trust, Bethel Health Care, 13 Parklawn Drive, Bethel, CT 06801 where she resided for the past year.
Funeral services will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2008 in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield at 11AM.
Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ridegfield.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home on Saturday, after 9:30 a.m

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