1969 – 2020
Putnam – Christopher P. Cournoyer, 50, of St. James Place, unexpectedly passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. He was the loving husband of Lena Cournoyer. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Alfred and Lois (Hines) Cournoyer.
Chris was a machinist by trade and a professional at tinkering. He enjoyed collecting and working on tractors, riding his Harley, traveling with his wife, visiting his family and grandkids, and playing with his dogs Zac and Lexi at home.
In addition to his wife Lena, Chris is survived by his stepsons, Kyle Szpyrka and his partner Alex, Brian Szpyrka and his wife Masha, and Paul Szpyrka and his wife Sabrina; his brother, Stephen Cournoyer and is wife Karen; and his grandchildren, Anastasia Szpyrka, Victor Szpyrka, and Alastor Szpyrka.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Christopher’s family on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, with a Memorial Service at 1:00 pm in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St. Putnam, CT. 06260. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.