June M. Herlihy
1924 – 2011
Putnam – June (Morse) Herlihy, 87, of Walnut Street, died Friday, September 23, 2011 in Day Kimball Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late John F. Herlihy. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Jeannette Morse.
Mrs. Herlihy worked in retail at Shaws Stationary as well as Hallmark. She loved football and basketball and enjoyed rooting for UCONN, the Patriots, and the Celtics. Her favorite pastime was watching her grandchildren play sports. Through the hot summer, the rain, or the snow, she never missed their games. She also enjoyed reading and soaking in the sun at the Boa Vista on Cape Cod.
June is survived by her sons, Ellsworth G. “Butch” Herlihy and his wife Diane of Putnam, and Brian J. Herlihy and his companion Mary of Worcester; her daughters, Elizabeth “Betty” Aucoin and her husband Peter of Putnam, Kathryn Saucier and her husband Ronald of Woodstock, and Marianne Loomis and her husband Richard of Putnam; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son John Francis “Jackie” Herlihy.
Services for Mrs. Herlihy are private and entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. Memorial donations may be made to Daily Bread, 53 Grove St. Putnam, Ct 06260. For guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com