Obituary: Catherine “Kathleen” Reilly Reichel, 96, of Wallingford, formerly of Stratford

Catherine “Kathleen” Reilly Reichel, age 96, of Wallingford, formerly of Stratford, the widow of John Reichel, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2013 in her home.

Mrs. Reichel, a retired secretary for Fairfield University was born in Albany, NY to the late Michael J. and Catherine (Broach) Reilly, and has been a long time area resident.

Survivors include her devoted daughters, Maureen Reichel-Slater of Shelton, Kathleen Elim-Bleeker and her husband Jim of VA, and Debbie Huegel and her husband William of Wallingford, 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, a sister Lillian Green of Milford, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was pre-deceased by her daughter Eileen Reichel.

Funeral services will take place on Thursday, October 3rd at 11 a.m. in the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

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