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Jean Kermode Behn

Jean Kermode Behn
  • February 16, 1930 - June 20, 2017
  • Black Rock section of BPT, Connecticut

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“My sincere sympathy for your loss. I remember your mom fondly from her time on Grove Street, Trumbull. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sheila...Read More ยป
1 of 4 | Posted by: Sheila Smith Burke

“My second family:) I'm a much better person for having had Jean and Roy Behn in my life. Thank you and God Bless you ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Joseph Horvath - Seymour, CT

“Wonderful lady great neighbor ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Anne Martinek - Derby, CT

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

Jean Kermode Behn, age 87, devoted wife of the late Roy Behn, of the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2017. Jean will be lovingly remembered by her family including three sons and their spouses, Thomas and Dorie Behn of Sarasota, FL, Richard and Libby Behn of Hawaii, David and Kelly Behn of Hawaii; grandchildren, Justin Behn and his fiance' Tiffany, Ryan Behn, Shane Behn; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his beloved husband Roy, she was predeceased by her grandson, Kevin Behn and brother Edward Kermode. A lifelong resident of Black Rock, Jean loved her family and community. A dedicated parishioner of Saint Ann Church, Jean regularly volunteered for both school and church activities, as well as, with the Black Rock Little League and Saint Vincent's Medical Center. She was a retired secretary for L & B Tire Exchange. Among her many life passions was to spend time with her family, especially when in Hawaii. The Behn family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Cambridge Manor for the excellent care given to Jean over her eight year stay. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4-7 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center, with a prayer service officiated by Father Peter Lynch at 630 PM. Her interment in Saint Michael's Cemetery will be private. Memorial Contributions may be directed to Saint Ann Church, 481 Brewster Street, BPT, CT 06605. To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign her guest register, please visit

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