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Leonard J. Boutin

Posted By Wendy On February 18, 2012 @ 12:56 pm In Obituaries | 5 Comments

Leonard

1927 – 2012

Putnam – Leonard J. Boutin, 84, of Smith St., died Friday, February 17, 2012 in UMass Memorial University Campus. He was the loving husband of Therese (LeClair) Boutin. They were married April 22, 1950 in St. Mary Church. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Albert and Helen (Thomas) Boutin.

Mr. Boutin worked as a steel worker for Wyckoff Steel. He enjoyed making and playing guitars and fixing all sorts of small appliances. He was an avid fisherman and was a hunter.

In addition to his wife, Leonard is survived by his very special Godchild Irene Rice and her husband Jim Rice; other Godchildren, Edwina Hansen, Patricia Pribula, Nancy Berube; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, the late Marguerite D. Boutin, and the late Lillian Rogalski.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Leonard’s family from 9:30 am to10:30 am on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.

Memorial donations may be made in Leonard’s name to Saint Mary Church, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260


Condolences for the family of “Leonard J. Boutin”

Condolence from Deborah J Gagne on February 18th, 2012 7:01 pm

Uncle Leonard was a wonderful caring man. a loyal man to his wife, family and freinds. His sence of humor will never be forgotten. His love of music and guitars were shared with many, including my dad, (Leo Gendreau), my father-in-law (Brian Bonin) and my sons, ( Chad and Jason Bonin)….. He will be missed by me and all the people that knew him. I love you Uncle Leonard! God Bless You!!!

Condolence from Susan Gendreau on February 19th, 2012 9:49 am

It is with heartfelt sadness that I say farewell to Uncle Leonard. He was a special uncle in my life. He was a kind and caring man with a great sense of humor. He shared his love for music with family for many years while I was growing up. Those times will always be among my special memories. He will be so missed.

Condolence from Cynthia LeClair on February 19th, 2012 12:46 pm

Uncle Leonard,
It saddens me that your smile and laugh will not adorn us any longer. I thank you for all your time spent with my husband Larry in his formative years. You are a big part of the man he is today.
Larry and I will miss you.
Love,
Cyndi

Condolence from Jane Burlingame on February 20th, 2012 7:01 am

I will miss your sense of humor and your kind and gentle ways. I feel fortunate to have known you. I will keep your silver dollar forever. Jane

Condolence from Dan and Arlene Healy on February 20th, 2012 6:18 pm

My wife and I send our thoughts and prayers. Therese, he was great company at “Honey Dew” in Webster. We will miss him. Dan and Arlene

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