Obituary: Mary Jo Broadbent


Mary Jo Broadbent, a longtime resident of Greenwich, passed away on Feb. 26, 2018. She was 96. Born in Detroit, Mich. on Aug. 26, 1921, the daughter of Frederick and Anne Gartlan. She was predeceased by her sweet and loving husband, Edward Broadbent, and her two sisters Anne Heinl and Margory McGowan. Mary Jo is survived by four children: Eric Broadbent (Amy), Paul Broadbent (Rebecca), Laura Broadbent Williamson, Larry Broadbent (Patricia), 13 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

She was very active at St. Paul RC Church as a lector and chairman of the Liturgical Committee. Mary Jo also volunteered for 27 years at Neighbor to Neighbor and was a member of AARP in Glenville.

To honor her life family and friends will gathered on Thursday, March 1 at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 3 at noon at St. Paul RC Church, 84 Sherwood Avenue, Greenwich, followed by committal at North Greenwich Congregational Church.

In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity that touches your heart in her name. For more information or to place an online condolence, coxeandgraziano.com

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