A Mass of Christian Burial for Miriam B. Schweigert, a retired businesswoman, was offered today in St. Michael's Catholic Church following prayers in the George J. Roberts & Sons Funeral Home.
Miss Schweigert, 83, died Saturday (Dec. 1, 1990) in Kenmore Mercy Hospital after a long illness. She will be buried in United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga.
A lifelong city resident, Miss Schweigert owned and managed the M.E. Thiell Shop, a women's specialty shop on Delaware Avenue, for 37 years. She closed the shop and retired in 1971.
Miss Schweigert was a graduate of Nardin Academy and Canisius College and had attended D'Youville College.