1959 – 2011
Putnam – Jane E. (Morgan) Fitzgerald, 52 of Rhode Island Line Road, passed away at home with her husband by her side on Saturday, August 20, 2011. She was married to Kevin Fitzgerald on November 11, 1989 in St. Francis Church in Winooski, VT. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the Frederick and Doris (Lavigne) Morgan of Putnam.
Jane worked for the Connecticut Department of Mental Retardation for 27 years retiring in 2004. She loved her work taking care of her clients where they would call her “Mama”. She was a graduate of St Mary School, Putnam High School, and Quinebaug Valley Community College. She also attended Rhode Island College. After she married Kevin, she enjoyed spending time in Vermont at the family farm and looked forward to the fair in Essex Junction. She also enjoyed playing computer games and making crafts, mostly macramé.
In addition to her husband and her parents, she is survived by her brother, Roland Morgan of Portsmouth, RI; her sister Ann McColgan and her husband George of North Woodstock; a niece; and two nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jane’s family from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Thursday, August 25, 2011 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 10:00 am on Friday, August 26, 2011 in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Hospital for Special Care, ALS Research, 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.