Lynn Plummer

Obituary of Lynn Marie Plummer

Lynn Marie (McGrath) Tata Plummer, 70, of Glastonbury died unexpectedly at home on Thursday, November 11, 2021.  She was the much-loved wife and best friend of Dr. Jack K. Plummer.

Born in Waterbury, she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. McGrath and Marie (Logan) Green.  She attended Hopewell School and Crosby High School prior to receiving a bachelor’s degree in Education from Central Connecticut State College (now University). 


Lynn had a very successful career as a Respiratory Therapist at Waterbury Hospital and later for patients at home. She founded the first educational program for youth with respiratory problems.  She was also the co-owner of J&L Medical Services until August of 2018. She received numerous awards and professional recognition such as Entrepreneur of the Year, Best Respiratory Provider in the Nation and Outstanding Therapist for Professional Commitment and Service.

Lynn was a longtime resident of Waterbury before moving to Glastonbury in 2003. She was an active board member serving on the Chamber of Commerce Business Women’s Forum, an avid supporter of the Palace Theater, and volunteer of the American Lung Association, 100 Women Who Can and the Greater Waterbury and Hartford YWCAs.  Philanthropy was a major activity of the couple’s life.  She also regularly attended state, regional and national psychological association meetings with her psychologist husband, preparing for those meetings and being acquainted with many greats of that profession. 


Lynn was an incredible cook, an amazing hostess of dinner parties, recently serving an elegant, 7-course gourmet meal to close friends.  She also often gifted her creations to her neighbors.


Lynn and her husband loved to travel throughout the U.S and Europe.  She talked with everyone she encountered.  Jack said to her often that she was loved by all who knew her which she always disputed.  She will be sorely missed. 


In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Stacey Tata and her husband, Dr. Aaron Denowitz of Los Angeles, CA, her daughter, Kristen Rowland and her husband, Glenn of Sandy Springs, GA along with grandchildren, Jacob and Hannah, her brother, Thomas McGrath and her sister, Patricia Travisano and her husband Richard, Sr. of The Villages, FL, her sister-in-law, Lori Callahan and niece, Rachel Callahan of Eugene, OR and her niece, Kristen Touissant of Indianapolis, IN and nephew, Richard Travisano, Jr. of Mitchell, IN.

No services are planned at this time. There are no calling hours.