Alice St. Onge

In Memorial

1941 – 2012

Putnam – Alice St. Onge, 71, of East Putnam Rd, died Tuesday, October 2, 2012 in St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. She was the loving wife of the late Robert R. St. Onge. Born in Haure de Grace, MD, she was the daughter of the late Vesta (Baldwin) Gibson and Russell Gibson.

Alice worked for American Optical. She was also a bookkeeper for Eastern Connecticut Parent Children Resource Center, and a cleaner at the Children’s Center in Woodstock. Alice volunteered at Project Northeast and at Adoration Chapel at St. Mary. She enjoyed baking, playing cards, and “donating” her money to Foxwoods.

Alice is survived by her daughter Claudette Stockwell and her husband David of Woodstock; and her granddaughter Lillian Mae Mandeville.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Alice’s family from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, Monday, October 8, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 am in St. Mary Church, 230 Providence St, Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the college education fund that Alice’s late husband Bob set up for their granddaughter, Lillian, before his death. Please make checks payable to “Scholars’ Choice;” the mailing address is “c/o Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church Street, Putnam, CT 06260”. For memorial guestbook visit

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  1. Cherie Moriarty on October 12th, 2012 1:50 pm

    I am deeply saddened to hear of Alice’s passing. I got to know Alice through the phone when she called Southbridge Credit Union with a question and I got the chance to assist her. From then on, she would call me directly with any question she had. We spoke many, many times over the phone, and she always promised me she would make it out to the branch and we could go have lunch together. Although we never had that lunch, she was finally able to make it out to the branch early this year. It was the one and only time I ever got to meet Alice, but I am very glad I had that opportunity. I was finally able to put a face to the voice I talked to so many times over the previous several years before I switched jobs only weeks later.

    I would like to extend my sympathy to her family. I pray that she is now at peace, and has been reunited with her husband.

  2. Janice Jastrzebski on October 23rd, 2012 11:27 am

    My prayers are with you, Claudette. Know that you have friends that are here for you. You are not alone.

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