Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT


Jean M. Duffy

March 22, 1929January 27, 2020

Jean M. Duffy, 90, passed away peacefully on January 27th, 2020 at Salmon Brook rehabilitation and nursing center in Glastonbury. She was born March 22, 1929 in Hartford to the late Clarence and Alberta (Kamm) McCarron. She was a longtime resident of East Hartford. Jean was a kind, generous and nurturing person, who devoted her life to providing for her family. Jean worked in the insurance industry for many years and eventually retired from Aetna. She cherished time spent visiting family in Rhode Island where she savored in relaxing at the beach and shopping in the quaint boutiques. She was a long time and dedicated member of New Covenant United Methodist church in East Hartford and regularly attended Tuesday morning Bible study. She was a fan of the Boston Red Sox. Jean will be dearly missed by all who knew her especially her beloved Yorkie, Molly.

Jean is survived by her two sons, David Johnson of East Hartford, Stephen Johnson and his wife Gale of East Hartford; her sister, Judy McCarron of Carmel Indiana. her nieces and nephews, Julie Abbiati, Patricia Carter, James Walsh, Kathleen Letourneau, Robert Walsh, John Borowitz, Peter Borowitz, Lynn Davenport and many more nieces and nephews and extended family members. Jean was predeceased by her fiancé, John Bertinasco; her sister, Carole Walsh; her three brothers, Clarence McCarron, Robert McCarron, Rodger McCarron. Judy McCarron of Carmel Indiana.

A Memorial service will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 10:00AM, at New Covenant United Methodist Church, 16 Church St., East Hartford, CT 06108. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery. To leave an online condolence please visit www.callahanfuneral.com


  • Memorial Service Thursday, February 20, 2020


Jean M. Duffy

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