Putnam, CT – Elizabeth M. (Hayes) Tetreault, 88, of Woodside Street died Saturday, March 14, 2009 in Putnam. She was the loving wife of Leo C. Tetreault. Born in Great Barrington MA, She was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Knight) Hayes.
Mrs. Tetreault worked as an English teacher for Putnam High School. She was a graduate of the College of our Lady of the Elms where she earned membership in the Phi Beta Kappa fraternity. She was a communicant of St. Mary Church of the Visitation and a member of the League of Catholic Women.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her two daughters, Pat Wester, and her husband Bob, of Putnam, and Michelle Tetreault of North Andover, MA; and three grandchildren, Matthew, Christopher, and Benjamin. She was predeceased by seven brothers: William Hayes, Esky Hayes, Joseph Hayes, Fr. Celsus Hayes OFM, Fr. Francis Hayes OFM, Fr. Charles Hayes OFM, and James Hayes.
Relatives and friends are invited to Elizabeth’s Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am Saturday March 21, 2009 in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Gilman Funeral Home has been entrusted with her arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Mary Church Renovation Fund, 218 Providence St. Putnam, CT 06260; Hospice of Northeast Connecticut, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260; or to the Deary Memorial Cancer Fund, c/o Day Kimball Hospital Development Office, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260.