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Jared Thayer Wibberley

February 17, 1944 ~ March 18, 2017 (age 73)
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Jared Thayer Wibberley, 73, of Willimantic, CT passed away Sunday, March 18, 2017 at Hartford Hospital.

Born February 17, 1944 in Westerly, RI, he was the son of Mary Thayer Wibberley of Colchester, CT and the late M. Randolph Wibberley.  He was a 1970 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA with a BA in Geology.  He also studied at Columbia University Lamont Geological Observatory, Connecticut College and Wesleyan University.

Mr. Wibberley worked for years as Principal Environmental Planner at The Maguire Group in New Britain, CT and then for the Town of Canterbury, CT as Zoning Enforcement Official.

Jared was a lifelong and dedicated scientist, taking part in oceanographic and environmental missions to the Azores and Puerto Rico.  He was an avid gardener, voracious reader, and purveyor of scientific and historic facts.

In addition to his mother, Jared is survived by his siblings, Ann Rhinelander and husband David of Gloucester, MA, Jeffery R. Wibberley of Lancaster, PA, Molly Greenzaid of husband Judah, of Bethesda, MD; his niece, Sarah Rhinelander Castelloni and family of Kauai, HI and many cousins. 

Though Jared struggled at times, he remained a charming, witty and intelligent presence throughout his life and is missed by his loving family.

A memorial service is being planned and will be announced at a later date.


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