Jean Ann Roberts Gladding, 78 of Willis, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold & Nancy Roberts.
Jean retired from the Connecticut Department of Corrections, was a Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counselor, and a volunteer for the suicide help line. She was also an Active Elected Union Delegate.
Jean lived an incredibly full and active life, filled with bowling and golf leagues, music, travel and camping; spending winters in the Florida Keys where she collected sea shells and sea glass. She had a deep connection to Italy and traveled there each summer as well as to Newport, Rhode Island. She truly loved and embraced life.
She is survived by the love of her life, Brian Buck; daughter, Susanne Gladding (Greg Vaughn); granddaughter, Gina Gladding; siblings, Linda Nappi (James Wilson), James Roberts (Kathy), and Sylvia Joska (Jim); and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held.