Jean Thomas obituary

Jean Thomas, 90, Enjoyed Gardening, International Travel

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Jean H. Thomas passed away the morning of Sept. 16, just shy of her 91st birthday at Meadow Ridge in Redding. She was born in 1930 in New London to Anna Fletcher and Harry R. Hewitt and grew up in Groton. Jean met the love of her life while at Fitch High School when she attended a ring dance at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. When the music stopped, Ensign Richard (Dick) M. Thomas was standing in front of her and that was the beginning of their 52-year romance.

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Elizabeth Sisson Dolphin, 61, Planning Official, Director of Farmington Land Trust

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Elizabeth Sisson Dolphin passed away peacefully after a hard-fought battle with metastatic breast cancer on Aug.15, 2021. She was 61. Elizabeth was born on May 25, 1959 and raised in Darien and Wilmington, Delaware. An expert in environmental and land use planning, for 28 years she was responsible for comprehensive planning and community development for Farmington. She continued her dedication to the preservation and interpretation of open space and natural resources as the executive director of the Farmington Land Trust.