Jean Winthrop Buck
May 25, 1923 ~ March 21, 2003
In CT Hospice, March 21, 2003, Jean Winthrop Buck, 79, of Westerly Dr., Hamden, mother of Deborah Brenner-Liss, Ph.D. of San Francisco, CA, Jeremy Brenner of Paris, France, sister of Katherine Larkin of Seattle, WA and Harriet Harris of Glastonbury, CT. Also survived by three grandchildren. She was born in Glastonbury, CT, May 25, 1923 a daughter of the late William W. & Jessica Williams Buck. She was a graduate of Connecticut College where she was elected Phi Betta Kappa, received a Masters Degree in Social Work from Smith College and a Masters in Psychology from Columbia University. She retired in 1988 as an assistant clinical professor in the Dept. of Psychology at Yale University after 20 years of service. She was a reader making recordings for the blind, served as a docent at several local art museums, traveled frequently with Elderhostel and was an avid birder. Funeral service at St. Peter's Cemetery, 59 Main St., Cheshire, Sunday, March 23 at noon. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203-1606. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.