Laura “Susie” Putnam

JACKSONVILLE- Laura “Susie” Putnam, 85, died Thursday, June 8, at her home surrounded by her family.
Laura was born in North Adams, MA, on September 3, 1937 the daughter of the late Louis and Doris (Page) Furlon. She attended school in Monroe Bridge and graduated from Drury High School in North Adams. Laura was a rural route carrier and also worked inside at the Halifax Post Office for many years. Laura was a member of the Ladies Aid, loved crafts, and was an avid knitter, quilter, sewer, canvas painter, and was a member of the Red Hatters. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
Laura is survived by her children Jeff Putnam (Marylee), Lori Marchegiani (Paul Poissant), and Timothy Putnam; grandchildren Amber, Charles, Lora, Brian, Abigail, and Leah; four great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Putnam, whom she married in Readsboro on May 26, 1956.
Funeral services for Laura will be held Friday, June 23, at 11 am at the Jacksonville Community Church. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. If friends desire gifts in Laura’s memory may be made to the Jacksonville Community Church, c/o Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT. To send the family personal condolences visit

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