Putnam – Jeannette D. (LaPointe) Columbia, 92, of Wicker Street, died Saturday, November 18, 2017, in her home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Richard E. Columbia. Born in Putnam, CT, she was the daughter of Arthur and Alice (LaRose) LaPointe.
Jeannette was a seamstress and owned and operated LaPointe Tailoring. She enjoyed knitting & sewing and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jeannette is survived by her son, Richard A. (Linda) Columbia of Putnam; her grandchildren, Nicolas (Crystal) Columbia of Putnam and Michelle (Brad) Smith of Putnam; and her five great grandchildren, Mya, Veronica, Kailyn, Nicolas, and Jacoby. She was predeceased by her brother, Leo H. LaPointe.
Relatives and friends are invited to Funeral Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by her cousin Fr. Larry LaPointe at 2:00 pm on Tuesday November 21, 2017 in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence Street, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St Mary Cemetery Putnam, CT. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with her arrangements. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.