Putnam – Beatrice “Bea” Blanche (Robitaille) Guertin, 90, of Church St., died Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Day Kimball Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Eudore “Eddie” O. Guertin for 58 years. Born in Putnam, CT, she was the daughter of the late Theodore & Blanche (Barton) Robitaille.
Bea was a braider for Putnam Braid and also worked as a courier for Citizens National Bank. She enjoyed planting flowers, working in her rock gardens and spending time with her granddaughter Dawn.
Bea is survived by two daughters, Jo-Ann Williams and her companion Dana Jordan of Putnam and Joyce M. Krasnecky and her husband “Butch” of Woodstock; her granddaughter, Dawn M. Krasnecky and her partner Louise S. Taylor (who was a special close friend to Bea) of Thompson; her niece, Cheryl Walsh of MA; her nephew, Robert Guertin of Putnam. She was predeceased by her sister Dorothy Vernuti.
The family of Beatrice Guertin would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Day Kimball Hospital and especially Dr. Joseph Botta.
Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service that will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in St Mary Cemetery Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut Day Kimball Hospital Campus. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.