Mollie Wright Frish

Profile Updated: October 14, 2014
Mollie Wright
Class Year: 1970
Residing In: Ellington, CT
Spouse/Partner: John D. Frish, Mechanical Engineer; Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
Occupation: bridal gown seamstress
Children: David, born 1986; Bachelor Science~Computer Science Engineer from Central Connecticut University.
Michael, More…born 1987; Bachelor Science~ Actuarial Science from University of Connecticut
Yes! Attending Reunion
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1976 I became self employed as a dressmaker, exclusively on wedding apparel. I married John (Pratt & Whitney Mechanical Engineer) in 1983, and we built a home in West Palm Beach. I opened a Bridal salon on Military Trail that I operated until 2000. While having the store, I earned several national awards in the industry, and was instrumental in governing, and establishing industry standards, nationwide. In 1992 I took up flying and earned a Private Pilot's Liscense. (We have a small plane.that moved with us to Connecticut.) John was developing the engine parts for the Stealth Military Aircraft in 2000 when Pratt & Whitney moved the government engine division to Hartford, Connecticut. We sadly sold out home, closed the business, and bid goodbye to family and life-long friends in my beloved West Palm Beach. Upon moving to Connecticut I retired, spending my free time volunteering at the local high school as a costume designer, and sewing doll clothes for fun. When our sons went to college, I began working (independent seamstress contractor) for several bridal salons in the area. That evolved into a large contract with Alfred Angelo Bridals, Inc. So much for retirement... Both sons graduated 2000 (on the Dean;s list!) from Universities in Connecticut. We are active in our small church, and we are active ballroom dancers. I can't believe I'm a snowbird! I have a condo in West Palm Beach that I occupy January through March. John stays in Connecticut shoveling snow, visiting WPB for a week or so during that time for 'husband re-certification training' (his words!.) John and I both love our carreers and we rarely use the word 'retire' in our vocabulary.

School Story:

Growing up with many school friends has forged life-long friendships. Beginning elementary school, I remember sweating it out to see if Debbie Platt and I would be together in the same 1st grade class. Most days I walked home with Debbie Bensch. In Jr. High school I met a 'new' student, Linda Rieckhoff, and we're still dear friends. The friendships forged in High School are priceless.

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Apr 20, 2018 at 4:11 PM

Happy birthday, Van!!

Mar 22, 2018 at 4:34 AM
Nov 08, 2017 at 4:20 PM

Happy birthday old friend!!

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Posted on: Oct 10, 2017 at 12:34 PM

Happy birthday old fart!! :)
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Mar 22, 2017 at 4:33 AM
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Jul 15, 2015 at 12:33 AM

Rest peacefully, Gary. A loss to us all..

Mollie Wright

 

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Posted on: Jan 25, 2015 at 9:40 PM

Congrats to both of you for a long marriage. You and Frances are great role models. :)

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Mar 28, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Happy birthday Dwight!