1930 – 2012
Putnam – Doris Morgan, 82, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in UMASS University Campus. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick Morgan. They were married June 17, 1950 in St. Mary Church, Putnam. She was born in Colchester, VT to the late Napoleon Lavigne and Luciena (Olivier) Lavigne.
She worked at Bugbees department store, and also at Lapointe’s Jewelers. She enjoyed painting and researching her family genealogy. She was a member of the Aspinock Historical Society.
Doris is survived by her son, Roland Morgan of Portsmouth, RI, her daughter Ann McColgan and her husband George of N. Woodstock; her brothers, Paul Lavigne of Dayville, and Arthur Lavigne of Colchester, VT; her sisters Jeannette Chicoine of Putnam, and Leah Shepard of Fort Charlotte, FL; her grandchildren, George McColgan III, Daniel McColgan, and Elaine McColgan; and her son in-law, Kevin Fitzgerald. Doris was predeceased by her daughter, the late Jane Fitzgerald.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Doris’s family from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, June 18, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial with follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Aspinock Historical Society, 206 School St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.