Richard Schlegel Obituary, Death – At the age of 86, Richard Edward Schlegel passed away on December 14, 2018, at Bridgeport Hospital. He called the town of Fairfield in Connecticut his home. Mr. Schlegel was the son of Harold and Mary Schlegel, both of whom have now passed away. Both of Mr. Schlegel’s parents have since passed away. He was born in Dubuque, which is located in Iowa. After graduating with a degree in business administration from Loras College, which was based in Dubuque, Iowa, he went on to have a fruitful career as a corporate executive with General Electric Company. He was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps and served our country with distinction as a Marine during the Korean War.
As an active member of the community, he served as a board member at the Thomas Merton House, a former president of the Brooklawn Country Club, and as a board member, Eucharistic minister, and lector at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Trumbull. In addition, he was a former president of the Brooklawn Country Club. In addition to that, he served as the president of the Brooklawn Country Club in the recent past. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Marna Lois (O’Brien) Schlegel of Fairfield, Connecticut; four loving children Stephen and his wife Elena Schlegel of New Canaan, Connecticut; Elizabeth Schlegel Benyon and her husband Matthew McCrann of Fairfield, Connecticut; Richard Peter Schlegel of Austin, Texas; and Sarah and her husband Matthew McCrann of Hanover, Massachusetts; two sisters Sally Kressin and Betty Haverland both of Iowa; and eight cherished grandchildren Before he passed away, his nephew George Schlegel, his niece Catherine Schlegel, his granddaughter Katherine Schlegel, and his grandson Thayer Schlegel all died.
The funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., and it will be held directly at St. Pius X Church, which can be found in Fairfield, Connecticut, at 834 Brookside Dr. The location of the funeral Mass of Christian Burial is in Fairfield, Connecticut. Everyone in the family and all of their friends are encouraged to come. After the funeral service, the burial will take place in the Oaklawn Cemetery, which is located on Bronson Road.