Donald E. Wetmore, 86, Past President and Owner of Wetmore’s Garage, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 13th in Brookfield, CT.
Donald was born in Bridgeport, CT, December 14, 1927. He was the son of the late Frank and Anna Wetmore and attended schools in New Milford, CT. Upon his father’s death in 1948, Donald assumed control of his family business known as Wetmore’s Garage. Donald and his wife Jackie worked endless hours to grow the business. In 1963, they acquired the American Motors/Jeep franchise and along with their son Bryan E. Wetmore, Donald and Jackie ran the dealership until their retirement in 2003.