1934 – 2021
Putnam – Marie (Mayo) Ramsdell, 87, of Putnam, died Thursday, September 30, 2021. The daughter of the late Louis and Louise (Austin) Mayo, she lived in Pomfret for most of her life.
Marie graduated from Putnam High School in 1952 and married Joseph P. Ramsdell Sr. in 1956; he passed in 1994. She was a member of the Park Congregational Church, Worcester, MA.
Marie was employed at Brewers Pharmacy, Worcester and MA, Worcester City Hospital. However, she retired from the Rectory School, Pomfret after 20 years. She owned and operated Marie’s Catering in Georgia. Mrs. Ramsdell enjoyed cooking, sewing, building puzzles, and doing crafts.
Marie is survived by sons, Joseph P. Ramsdell, Jr, Carson, MS, Carl (Carla) Ramsdell, Westbrook, CT, and Stewart (Jackie) Ramsdell, Nicholls, GA; daughters, Rebecca (Greg) Wilson, Templeton, CA, and Donna (Ted) Miller, Alma, Ga; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 1 sister; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Ramsdell, Sr.; children, Scott Ramsdell, Lisa Ramsdell, and David Ramsdell; 9 brothers; and 6 sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Marie’s family from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm on Friday, October 8, 2021 in Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT, 06260, with a Funeral Service to take place at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial to follow in The Pomfret South Cemetery, 214 Pomfret St, Pomfret Center, CT 06259. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.