W. Lee KriegJuly 22, 1943 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 73)
W. Lee Krieg, of Westfield, MA departed this life on June 30, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He passed peacefully, at his home, surrounded by his devoted family. Lee was born in St. Marys, PA on July 22, 1943 to Dorothy (Pistner) and Walter E. Krieg. After moving to Hamden, Connecticut with his family, Lee graduated from Hamden High School and the University of Connecticut with a degree in Industrial Engineering. After college, he served in the United States Army, including a tour in Vietnam. After discharge, he worked at Dresser Industries as well as Warner Packaging before relocating to Westfield in 1980. He worked for a number of years at the former Boxmakers and, most recently, was employed as Operations Manager for Day Lumber. Lee is survived by his wife of 48 years, Susan Hornell Krieg, along with his son, Michael and his wife, Tonya, his daughter, Caroline, and his son Thomas and his wife, Krystalee. He also leaves five well-loved grandsons: Jagger, Matthew, Jace, Jack and Greysen. He is also survived by three brothers, Robert and his wife, Marilyn, James and his wife, Marie, and Karl and his wife, Lynn. He is also survived by one sister, Barbara, and one nephew. There are no calling hours. A memorial service honoring Lee’s life will be held at St. Mary Church, 30 Bartlett Street, Westfield, on Friday, July 7th at 10:30 am. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be given to St. Mary’s Parish School, 27 Bartlett Street, Westfield, MA 01085.