Magazine Publisher Jack Moffly Has Died

first_imgJohn W. “Jack” Moffly IVJack Moffly, longtime publisher of Connecticut’s Greenwich Magazine and founder of Moffly Media, died of natural causes at Greenwich Hospital on Sunday. He was 91.An Army veteran and member of Princeton University’s class of 1949, Moffly spent three decades working in ad sales at Time Inc.—from 1954 to 1987—before entering what he called “semi-retirement” to acquire Greenwich Magazine (then known as the Greenwich Review) and launch his namesake publishing company.In the three decades since, Moffly Media has grown to comprise six regional publications serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut—including Stamford, Fairfield Living, and atHome magazines—as well as robust events and custom publishing businesses.In 2006, Moffly turned full-time control of the company over to his son Johnathan, who now serves as president, but he remained an editorial contributor to Greenwich Magazine until the time of his death.He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna, as well as his aforementioned son, Johnathan, a daughter, Audrey Moffly Klotz, and nine grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at Christ Church in Greenwich on Saturday, April 28, at 3:00 pm, with a reception to follow. According to Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home, male guests are encouraged to wear bowties—part of Moffly’s signature look.In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be sent to the local Greenwich charity of one’s choice.last_img

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