Monday, April 22, 2024


Jessica P. Seymour, 83

Jessica Palmer Seymour, a former Westport resident, died July 6. She was 83. Image
Jessica Seymour: artistically gifted. Contributed photo

She was born in Brooklyn, New York to the late Warren and Neta Palmer and was a longtime area resident. She was the wife of the late Russell Seymour.

She was a graduate of Norwalk High School where she was crowned Miss Norwalk High and Miss Valentine. She was the longtime owner of Ragtime Revival Consignment Store in Westport.

She was artistically gifted and loved to paint and write poetry. She also had a deep passion for music.

She is survived by her daughters, Philippa Poli and her husband, Francis of Fairfield and Sasha Seymour of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, as well as her stepchildren, Taylor Seymour of Bethel and Sarah Seymour of St. Petersburg, Florida. Also by her grandchildren, Ryan Russell Fernandes of New Haven and Sophia Neta Poli and Cecilia Rose Poli both of Fairfield. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Warren Palmer, III.

Jessica was interred in her family plot in Stephen Mather Cemetery in Darien.

Memorial contributions can be made in her name to: Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut, Development Department, 765 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604.

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