Marion Kirsch, a lifelong resident of Darien, died on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at Stamford Hospital. Born Sept. 8, 1936 in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ada Calgreen Festo. She was 75.

Ms. Kirsch graduated from Darien High School, class of 1954. She was a member of the Darien Senior Center.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, William Kirsch of Darien; two sons, Craig Kirsch of Newtown, and Gary Kirsch of Manchester; and three grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Thomas F. Festo, Sr. of Darien.

The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 4 to 8.

A graveside service will be held at St. John Cemetery, Darien on Friday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. The Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, Darien is handling the arrangements.

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