Munson-Lovetere Funeral Homes, Inc.Obituary provided by
Mrs. Edna Piel, 90, formerly of Grace Meadows in Southbury, passed away
peacefully enveloped in the arms of her family on Tuesday, January 7,
2014 at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury.
Edna was born in Waterbury, CT on
January 12, 1923 to Robert and Edith (Booth) (Stewart) Griffin. She
graduated from St. Mary’s Grammar School and Waterbury Catholic High
School. During her younger years, Edna was active in the Immaculate
Conception Church where she volunteered her services for various church
activities. After graduation, she worked for several companies until
her retirement from Unisys in 1990. Her passions included her loving
family, her award winning “kitties,” flowers and her close friends at
Edna is survived by her children, William Piel and his
wife Joanne of Woodbury, Beverly Iorio and her husband Joseph of
Southbury. She also leaves 2 grandchildren, William Piel and his wife
Rebecca of Grafton, MA and Jessica Piel of Woodbury; and great
grandchildren, Lauren and Emily Piel. She was predeceased by her
brother, Daniel Griffin of Middlebury. Edna’s family would like to
extend a heartfelt thanks to the wonderful fourth floor staff at Abbott
Terrace and the Xavier 3 staff at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 10 at St. Teresa
of Avila Church, Main St. South, Woodbury. Burial will be in the New
North Cemetery in the spring.
A calling hour will be held Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the
Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 235 Main St. North.