Obituary: Hilde Piagneri

Hilde Piagneri

BEACON FALLS — Hilde Piagneri, 87, of Beacon Falls, the beloved wife of the late Dino J. Piagneri, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at her home. She was born in the Bronx, N.Y., Feb. 7, 1934, beloved daughter of the late Rudolph and Else (Weidauer) Gunther.

Hilde was an avid homemaker and a doting grandmother. She loved to spend time with her family and many friends. Hilde will be sadly missed by all but will remain forever in our hearts.

Her loving family includes her devoted children: daughter, Linda White of Naugatuck; son, John Piagneri and his wife, Marsha, of Ansonia; her grandchildren, Steven White and his wife, Katie, and Michael White; two great-grandchildren, Melanie and Madison White; her caring sister, Eleanor Escherich of New Canaan; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Mt. St. Peters Garden Mausoleum, Derby. The Miller-Ward Funeral Home, 260 Bank St., Seymour is compassionately caring for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Hilde’s memory may be made to The American Cancer Society, through the funeral home.

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