1927 – 2012
Putnam – Leonard J. Boutin, 84, of Smith St., died Friday, February 17, 2012 in UMass Memorial University Campus. He was the loving husband of Therese (LeClair) Boutin. They were married April 22, 1950 in St. Mary Church. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Albert and Helen (Thomas) Boutin.
Mr. Boutin worked as a steel worker for Wyckoff Steel. He enjoyed making and playing guitars and fixing all sorts of small appliances. He was an avid fisherman and was a hunter.
In addition to his wife, Leonard is survived by his very special Godchild Irene Rice and her husband Jim Rice; other Godchildren, Edwina Hansen, Patricia Pribula, Nancy Berube; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, the late Marguerite D. Boutin, and the late Lillian Rogalski.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Leonard’s family from 9:30 am to10:30 am on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.
Memorial donations may be made in Leonard’s name to Saint Mary Church, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260