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Jeannette Angelbeck, 87, started a financial business, loved reading, traveling, sailing, skiing, gardening

Jeannette Moser Angelbeck passed away peacefully on Monday August 30, 2021 in Darien at the age of 87.

Obituary of Jeannette Angelbeck

Jeannette Angelbeck, 87, died on August 30. A celebration of his life will take place at a later date.

She was born on March 5, 1934 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, where as a young girl she loved ice skating and loved to dance and play the harmonica. Jeannette also loved hiking and was a Girl Scout.

On January 4, 1944, when Jeannette was almost 10 years old, her hometown was bombed while she was on a school trip. This memory of the Second World War and others marked Jeannette all her life.

Jeannette studied at Schaffhausen College, the London Polytechnic and the University of Cambridge. She graduated from the University of Geneva in 1956. In the fall of 1957, Jeannette immigrated to the United States. She spoke four languages ​​and her first job in the United States was as a translator for RW Pressprich & Co. in New York.

She attended night classes at the New York Institute of Finance and had a distinguished career on Wall Street, including 13 years with Bache & Co., Inc. She started her own investment advisory firm in 1975 and took up her career. retirement in 2011.

Jeannette married Albert Wolcott Angelbeck in October 1974. They were married 41 years until Al’s death, which happened exactly five years before Jeannette died.

She was granted US citizenship in 1991. Jeannette was very proud to be a US citizen and loved to celebrate July 4th on Block Island, watching the parade and the fireworks. It was the highlight of his summers.

Jeannette was an accomplished skier and sailor and loved gardening and reading. She was known to read a book a day while on vacation; mysteries were his favorite. She loved to give books as gifts and her grandchildren treasure the books she gave them. She loved to travel, especially returning to Switzerland to see her sister and nieces. She and Al met on a trip to Guadalupe.

Jeannette is survived by her son, Christoph, and her stepdaughter, Alyssa, and her grandchildren Ella and Teddy de Darien, as well as her sister, Charlotte Häfeli, her goddaughter and niece, Jeannette Häfeli, and her niece, Alexandra Moser, all of who live in Switzerland.

The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Maplewood who have cared for Jeannette for the past five years and the staff at Constellation Hospice.

Her immediate family will bury Jeannette with a funeral service next to Al on Block Island, Rhode Island. A celebration of his life will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations on Jeannette’s behalf to Doctors Without Borders, a charity close to her heart.

– an obituary from Mulyran Funeral Home, where online condolences can be left