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“So sorry to hear the news. My prayers are with you all. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Bothwell

“DEAR RUTH, SO SORRY TO READ OF HUBERT'S PASSING. WE BOTH SHARED A LOT OF BUILDING STORIES IN OUR EARLY DAYS OF BUILDING IN NEW CANAAN. TOO FAST WE...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: CHARLIE (TOM) MURPHY - MA

“Aunt Ruth, Wayne and Deidre, Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We were sorry to hear of Uncle Hubert's passing. ...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Nick and Karen Spignesi - NC

“May it comfort you to know others are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Dale and Matthew ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: DALE BROWN - DARIEN, CT

“We are so sad to hear of Hubert's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Words cannot convey our sadness - he was a good man and a...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Tom & Brenda Sniffen - Southport, NC


Hubertus Riedel, 79, died Monday, June 12, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by a loving family. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Ruth Riedel; his son, Wayne Riedel and Dana Danks; his daughter Deidre Riedel; his granddaughter Isabella Zangari; his brother Kraft-Rupprecht Riedel and his wife Diana; his sisters Bettina Riedel and Katharina Waldorf; and many other friends and family. Born and raised in Berlin, Germany the son of Gerd and Elfriede Riedel, he was a longtime resident of Darien, CT. In his early years, he emigrated from Germany to America at the age of 18 years in 1956. Later on, he met his beloved wife Ruth Riedel. While living in Darien, he was a well-known and accomplished builder in both Darien and New Canaan for many years. Mr. Riedel always had a smile on his face and a joke on his lips. Mr. Riedel had a passion for hunting all over the world. He loved gardening in his own yard even, up to the time of his death. He especially enjoyed spending time with family and close friends, always brightening other people's lives. The wake service will be held at Lawrence Funeral Home in Darien on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 5-8 pm. A funeral service will be held at the United Methodist Church in Darien on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10 am. Interment will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien. Mr. Riedel will be missed but never forgotten.