Dorothy Collins Whiffen of Branford died on July 2, 2012 at the Skyview Center in Wallingford. She was the widow of Robert Whiffen and Frederick Collins. She is the sister of Thomas Wilson of Branford. She is also survived by 4 nephews and 2 nieces. She was predeceased by her sister, Lois Obel.
Dorothy was born in New Haven on April 5, 1927, a daughter of Thomas and Katherine Ross Wilson. She was a 1945 graduate of East Haven High School. She was an Administrative Assistant for Seward and Monde Accountants in New Haven for many years. She resided in Branford since 1957, after growing up in East Haven. She was secretary for the Sunset Beach Association in Branford and was also a very active member of the Old Stone Church in East Haven.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 9 at 10:00 at the Old Stone Church in East Haven. Burial will follow in Branford Center Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Old Stone Church, 251 Main St. East Haven, CT 06512.
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