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Jean R (Skovron) Nethercott

September 12, 1935 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 86)

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Jean Regina Nethercott passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on September 23, 2021.  She was 86 years old.  Jean was born in Maynard, Ohio to Walter and Antonia Skovron on September 12, 1935.  Jean was the youngest of 13 children.  Jean attended Greenwich Public Schools and graduated from Greenwich High School.  Jean began her career as an executive secretary at Homelite in Greenwich, CT.  She later went on to work for the Greenwich law firm of Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara.  Jean and her husband James raised their two sons in Greenwich.  Jean was an avid golfer enjoying rounds of golf with family and friends at the Griffith E. Harris golf course in Greenwich.  She was a long-time member of the Bruce Women’s Golf Association where she served on several committees.
Jean was a devout Catholic and a member of Sacred Heart Church in Byram.  She was committed to Community Service.  Volunteering at the Greenwich Public Schools, Greenwich Hospital and Nathanial Witherell Nursing Home.  Jean also enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting, and working in her beautiful perennial gardens.
She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, James E. Nethercott.
She is survived by her two sons Brian and his wife Mary of Ridgefield, CT and granddaughters Caroline and Molly and son Bruce and his wife Denise of Brewster, NY.
Her greatest joys in life were her two granddaughters, Caroline, and Molly Nethercott.
Funeral services will be private.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Jean’s name to Regional Hospice of CT, 30 Milestone Rd, Danbury, CT 06810.


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