September 9, 1929 ~ January 24, 2015
Gladys Wetmore Brown, age 85, of Hamden passed away on January 24, 2015. Gladys was the widower of Stanley E. Brown. Born in Hamden on September 9, 1929 she was a daughter of the late Clement R. & Marion J. Kirk Wetmore. She is survived by her daughter Kathleen & her husband Douglas Roston; her grandchildren Benjamin (Satsuki) Roston, Michael (Keri) Roston and Mindy (Malcolm) Stevenson; great grandchildren Alec & Monet; her sisters Laura Wolf of Hamden, Gloria (Michael) Scarpa of Wallingford & Lila (Fred) Stevens of New Orleans, VT; her brothers former Captain Co. #7 Erwin 'Jim' (Beverly) Wetmore of Hamden and former Fire Chief Paul (Betty) Wetmore, Sr. of Hamden. Gladys also leaves several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Muriel & Viola Wetmore & Ellen Krezminski & her brother Duane Wetmore. Gladys was a former bookkeeper for Gilbert & Richards Co. and was a CNA. She volunteered cooking at the Davenport Senior Center and was a member of the Hamden Grange. Friends may visit with her family at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM prior to her Funeral Service begining at 11:00 AM. Interment in Hamden Plains Cemetery will follow. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.