Gerald G. St. Jean

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Putnam – Gerald G. St. Jean, 85, formerly of Putnam, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Lanessa Extended Care, Webster, MA surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of the late Claire (Bessette) St. Jean.  Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Evelyn (St. Godard) St. Jean. Mr. St. Jean was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War Era. He worked as a typesetter for the Windham County Observer and the Putnam Patriot. He also … [Read more...]

Lorraine L. Durand

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N. Grosvenordale – Lorraine L. (Coderre) Durand, 83, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Day Kimball Hospital. Married on September 2, 1950 in St. Joseph Church, she was the loving wife of the late Lionel Durand.  Born in Thompson, CT, she was the daughter of the late Roger and Laura (Hebert) Coderre. Mrs. Durand graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1949. She worked as an office manager for Dura Tool Company, until her retirement in 1997. Lorraine was a member of the Thompson … [Read more...]

Salvatore “Sal” Aliano, Jr.

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Dayville – Salvatore Aliano, Jr., 64, of Upper Maple St., formerly of Church St., Putnam, died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, in Dayville. Born in Torrington, CT, he was the son of Salvatore and Mary (Fedore) Aliano, Sr. Salvatore leaves members of his CTH family, Earl, Angie, Earl, Jr. and Beth Henrichon, along with many friends he made throughout the years. Although Sal faced some daunting challenges in life, he met them with his own brand of self-will, determination and humor. He loved … [Read more...]

Mary McTiernan

Woodstock – Mary McTiernan, 101, of Woodstock Meadows, formerly of New York, died Monday, September 15, 2014, in of Danielson. Born in New York, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Winifred (Dogherty) McTiernan. Prior to her retirement she was a secretary for one of the attorneys at the Nuremburg Trials; following that she became a secretary at the New York Life Insurance Company. Mrs. McTiernan enjoyed traveling and playing bridge Mary is the last survivor of her … [Read more...]

William “Bill” E. Erskine

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Eastford – William “Bill” E. Erskine, 73, of Union Rd., Eastford formerly of Pomfret, died Saturday, September 13, 2014, in Windham Hospital surrounded by his loving family including Letitia, Artelle, Tom, and a “Special” friend. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Reginald and Gertrude (Currier) Erskine. Prior to his retirement Mr. Erskine was a construction worker for Phillip Wilson Construction and RM Construction as well as a machinist at the Kochek Company in Putnam. Mr. … [Read more...]

Richard Champ

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Rich was born in Hartford Ct. and grew up mostly in East Hartford. He was an Army veteran, and served in Bamberg Germany from 1965 to 1968.  He was an avid fisherman and a lover of all things auto racing.  He cared about the environment and was a big NY Yankees fan and a NY Giants fan.  Rich leaves his brother Steve Champ and his sister in law Cheryl K Champ, and his brother Frank Champ, and his nephews Tyler, Zachary, and Mike Champ.  Also a niece, Jennifer Champ.  He was much loved and … [Read more...]

Eva M. Loubier

Dayville – Eva M. Loubier, 67, of Bear Hill Rd., passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in UMASS Memorial Hospital. She is the loving wife of George L. Loubier for 31 years. Born in Plainfield, CT, she was the daughter of the late Armand and Maud J. (Parker) Cote. Mrs. Loubier worked as a machine operator for Pall Corporation. She also worked for Staples, and Acme Cotton. Eva enjoyed camping, cooking, and playing bingo. In addition to her husband George, Eva is survived by her sons, … [Read more...]

Marguerite “Muggy” (Libera) Tomany

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N. Grosvenordale - Marguerite “Muggy” (Libera) Tomany, 61, of North Grosvenordale passed away unexpectedly on September 6, 2014.  She was the beloved and much adored wife of Michael Tomany for 41 years. Muggy was born and raised in Glastonbury CT, the loving daughter of Yvette (Cote) Libera of Sangerville, ME and the late Henry Libera “Mrs. Tomany” enriched the lives of many children as a Kindegarten teacher at Mary R. Fisher Elementary School.  She happily retired at age 58 to spend more time … [Read more...]

Mark R. Heath, Sr.

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N. Grosvenordale – Mark R. Heath, Sr., 46, of Stawicki Rd., died Saturday, September 6, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Southbridge, MA, he is the beloved son of Chester Heath, Sr. of FL and Lisette (Arsenault) Authier and her husband Robin of Thompson. Mr. Heath was an avid motorcycle rider and enthusiast. Prior to his illness he was employed by the A-1 Paving Company. Mark  is survived by his parents; two sons Mark R. Heath, Jr. and Mason Heath both of N. … [Read more...]

Peter A. Arsenault

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N. Grosvenordale – Peter A. Arsenault, 54, Fabyan Rd., peacefully passed on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in UMASS University Hospital with his loving wife Joann (Hibbard) Arsenault by his side.  Born in Putnam, he was the son of Grace (Angelo) Arsenault and the late Paul G. Arsenault. Pete worked as a carpenter for Midland Sales in Dayville. Pete enjoyed riding four wheelers through the back woods and his motorcycle through the winding country roads.  He was an avid sports fan and loved to … [Read more...]