Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Maria “Riet” Theresia Ehrismann, wife of Harry Sebastianus Ehrismann, died Aug. 28 at home in the company of her family. She was 88.
Born Oct. 27, 1922 in Rotterdam, Netherlands the daughter of the late Antonius and Huberdina (Vissers) Stoopman, she has been a resident of Weston for 38 years. She was a member of both the Weston Senior Center and Westport Senior Center, the Westport YMCA where she swam for exercise for more than 30 years.
Riet was also an amateur oil painter, enjoyed beading, cooking and baking and won several awards for rug hooking.
Survivors include three sons, Anthony W. Ehrismann and Francis P. Ehrismann of Norwalk, and Paul C. Ehrismann of Weston. Seven grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by two sons, Harry Ehrismann and Lawrence Ehrismann.
The family will receive friends and family on Thursday, Sept. 1 in the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport from 5 to 8 p.m. Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. directly at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston; entombment will follow in Willowbrook Cemetery, Main Street, Westport.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (http://www.cff.org) or the American Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.org). Those wishing to leave an on line condolence please visit http://www.hardingfuneral.com.
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