October 4, 1944 ~ December 22, 2005
Southington- Rolf H. "Ralph" Fiederlein, 61 husband of Lila (Farley) Fiederlein passed away on Thursday, December 22 at MidState Medical Center after a 10 year battle with leukemia. He was born October 4, 1944 in Vohrenbach, Germany a son of Berta (Saier) Fiederlein and the late Franze Fiederlein. He was employed at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for 42 years until his recent retirement and was a member of the Meriden Turner Society. The family wishes to thank Dr. Gary Tansino and the nurses at MidState Medical Center for their excellent care. In addition to his wife Lila, he is survived by a daughter and her husband, Amy-Jo and James Reid of Meriden, a brother and his wife, Erich and Marilyn Fiederlein of Wallingford, one unborn grandchild, two nephews and their spouses, Erich & Donna Fiederlein and Christopher & Kristen Fiederlein as well as many cousins and relatives across the United States and Germany. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, December 27 at 11:00 am at St. Rose of Lima Church, Center St., Meriden. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Monday, Dec. 26 from 6-8pm. If desired contributions in Ralph's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.