Obituary: Laurel Emily Long Steigler, 95, of Milford

Laurel Emily Long Steigler, 95, of Milford, CT beloved wife to the late George Kenneth Steigler passed away peacefully at Milford Healthcare on June 30, 2014.

She was born on October 10, 1918 in Pelham, NY to the late Nicholas Richard and Olive White Long.

Mrs. Steigler was a graduate of Pelham Memorial High School in Pelham, NY. She was an active volunteer for many years in Milford, she served on the board of directors of the American Red Cross, United Fund, Visiting Nurses and the Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Steigler was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Mrs. Steigler is survived by her son, the Rev. George Kenneth and his wife Marilyn of Wake Forest, NC and her daughter Jill Ellis and her husband Robert of Woodbridge, CT, two granddaughters Kimberly Ellis Colt and her husband Chris, Bethany Steigler Guister and her husband Patrick, two grandsons Scott Ellis and Kirk Steigler and his wife Ella. As well as nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Steigler is predeceased by her brother Harry Arthur Long, Sr.

Friends and family may call on Tuesday July 8, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460. A Funeral Service will immediately follow on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 11:30 am at Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church, 168 South Broad St., Milford, CT. Interment to follow at King’s Highway Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Steigler’s name to Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church, 168 South Broad Street, Milford, CT 06460.

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