1940 – 2013
Putnam – Cressie Bardier, 73, of Centennial St., died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in her home. She was the loving wife of the late Leonel Bardier. Born in Allegheny Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Thelma (Briggs) Shaner.
Mrs. Bardier worked as a molding operator for PPM Manufacturing. She enjoyed playing bingo at the VFW and building jigsaw puzzles. She also loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.
Cressie is survived by her sons; Brian Bardier and his wife Tammy of Putnam, Ernest Bardier of Putnam, Donald Platt of Indiana, PA, and Joseph Platt of Indiana, PA; her step daughter Sandra Hayward of Waterford; her sisters, Shirley Richard of Leechburg, PA, Dorothy Furlong of Putnam, Marylou Sabo of Leechburg, PA, and Mabel Desrosiers of Brooklyn; three grandchildren, Andrew, Alexandria and Austin Bardier; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Clayton B. Shaner.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Cressie’s family from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 16, 2013 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, where a funeral procession will gather on Friday, at 10:00 am followed by a graveside service in St. Mary Cemetery, Putnam, CT at 11:00 am. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.