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Margaret F. Rung, 102, Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield resident Margaret F. Rung died Thursday, May 12. She was 102. 

A Bridgeport native, Rung was an avid gardener and knitted countless sweaters and scarves for friends and family members.

She also had a talent of creating dried floral arrangements and worked for the Garden Exchange in Trumbull.

Rung was a longtime member of the Greenfield Hill Garden Club and had served as president. 

She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Rung Sr.; her parents, John and Rose Foito; her daughter, Marjorie Beth Rung; her son, Raymond Rung Jr.; and brothers Albert Foito, Ernie Foito, Frederick Foito, and Julius Foyle. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Drive, in Fairfield on Friday, May 20, at 10 a.m. 

Entombment will follow in Mountain Grove Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum in Bridgeport. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Fairfield Audubon Society, 314 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. 

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