Celia Krieger

DATELINE: Providence and Greenland, NH

Krieger, Celia, 93, died Saturday, June 7, 2014 in Greenland, NH.  She was the beloved wife of the late Seymour Krieger. Born in New York City, NY, a daughter of the late Abaham and Leah (Gzebnarz) Stupsky, she had lived in Providence since 1953, previously living in Brooklyn, NY.  She was a Hebrew teacher at Temple Sinai for 10 years and Temple Beth-El for 25 years, retiring in 1986.  Celia was a member of Temple Emanu-El, Havurah Kulanu Hadar, and the former Pioneer Women, now called Na’Amat.  Devoted mother of Les Krieger of Jerusalem, Israel, Cantor Wayne Krieger of Freehold, NJ, Rabbi Barry Krieger, and the late Dr. Dennis Krieger.  Dear sister of the late Sam and Jack Stone.  Loving grandmother of 10.  Cherished great-grandmother of 19.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m. in Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Avenue, Providence.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Na’Amat, 505 8th Avenue, Suite 12A 04, New York, NY 10018-4511 or Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Avenue, Providence, RI 02906.


  1. Harold and Judy Meyer
    Jun 10, 2014

    So sorry to hear this news. We remember your mom fondly.

  2. Etan & Anat Markus
    Jun 11, 2014

    Dear Wayne
    We were saddened to hear of your mother’s passing.
    Hamakom Yenachem otcha Yachad im Shear Avley Tzion
    We hope to get together for happier occasions in the future.
    You and your family are in our thoughts..
    Anat & Etan

  3. Edith Rotkopf
    Jun 11, 2014

    Dear Krieger Family,

    We remember your mother with great affection..my parents, Sam and Rachel, knew both your parents well and I was a classmate of Dennis. She was a wonderful woman. Much comfort to you now in this time of grief. Edith Rotkopf

  4. Carl & Cruz Mandell
    Jun 11, 2014

    We cherish the wonderful memories from her visits to Manchester, CT. She was a beautiful and kind woman and we remember her beautiful smile

    Carl and Cruz

  5. Arthur S. Abramson
    Jun 11, 2014

    Dear Wayne,

    Please accept my sympathy and condolences over the loss of your mother.

    Some years have passed since we saw much of each other in Manchester, Connecticut. I recall with pleasure the time I spent with you and your family.

    Arthur S. Abramson
    Mansfield, Connecticut

  6. We remember Ceil fondly as a true lady..dignified and gracious.Your Dad ,Seymour was my first boss at a teaching job at Beth El.He was good to work with,always encouraging.It lead me to stay on for 27years. Fine people.
    Sincere condolences,
    Edward and Judith Spindell

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