Winifred Anne Miekle nee McGuinness (“Wini”), 81, a Twyford, England resident, passed away unexpectedly in Winchester Hospital on Oct. 1.
Born May 7, 1939 in Stamford, she attended Stamford High School (Class of 1957), St. Mary’s College of Indiana, and Michigan State University.
She taught at Stamford High School and in Darien.
Winifred was an accomplished dancer, featured on the Ed Sullivan Show after winning the Harvest Moon Ball for the Phil Jones School of Dance. She was very active in Twyford, England.
She was the wife of Alan; mother to Christine, Mary Ellen, Ian and James; grandmother to Charlotte, Ben, Ellie, Louis, Amy and Jack.
Winifred is survived by her two brothers, Brian McGuinness of Stamford and Kevin McGuinness of Ann Arbor, Mchigan.
She is predeceased by her mother, Florence McGuinness; her father, Cornelius McGuinness and her brother, Col. Cornelius McGuinness.
Her funeral and interment took place at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Twyford on October 22.