On Nov. 4, Jean Platt Kottage, 69, a resident of Old Hyde Rd., Weston since 2003, formerly of Prospect Court, Hamden, passed away. She was the wife of the late James P. Kottage, mother of Linda DiGangi of Cheshire, Kathleen Musto of Glastonbury and Steven Kottage of Weston, with whom she resided, sister-in-law of William and Grace Kottage of Killingworth, CT and the late Alexander Kottage, she is also survived by 6 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kottage was born in New Haven, Jan. 6, 1935 daughter of the late Arthur J. and Ethel Brandon Platt. She was a graduate of Bryant University, recently celebrating her 50th Alumnus anniversary. Mrs. Kottage was employed as an executive assistant for the Timex Corp. in Middlebury until her retirement in 1995. She was a parishioner of St. Rita Church. More than her accomplishments and contributions she will be most remembered by her family and friends for her sincere caring and kindness. Friends and relatives are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Tues., Nov. 9 in St. Rita Church, 1620 Whitney Ave., Hamden at 10 a.m. Burial in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 2969 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518-2556 or to the Hole in the Wall Gang Fund, 555 Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, CT 06511. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. All my thoughts and prayers are with you guys…I feel lucky to have known .MiMa.. She was a wonderful, kind lady.

  2. All our love to you at this time. We so enjoyed spending time with Jean in Connecticut and Fire Island. She was a wicked card player, but always wonderful to be with.

  3. Jean really was one of the kindest persons I know. I appreciate the time we spent with her this summer, especially goofing around and .sneaking. up to Genaro\’s birthday party. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Jean was a great friend when we were in high school at Lauralton Hall. We lived on Ft. Hale Rd. just 4 houses away.I knew your grandparents and Aunt Leonie. I knew your dad, Jim, very well too. Both were very fine people who raise fond memories for me. My deepest sympathies to all of you.

  5. Thank you Jean, for making a kiwi girl(Jamie) feel at home when she was so far from home. Your kindness toward us both will always be remembered. Our thoughts are with you, Steven, Genaro & Harrison.

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