1949 – 2021
Pomfret Center – Natalie (Racine) Freeman, 71, of Valentine Rd, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Day Kimball Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Arthur J. Freeman. Born in Woodstock, CT, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Addie Racine.
Natalie worked for Linemaster Switch for 19 years and ran the business for Freeman Sales for over 20 years. She enjoyed cooking and reading mysteries.
In addition to her husband, Natalie leaves her daughter, Joy Freeman and her fiancé Allen Hawkins of Woodstock; her brother, Gerald Racine of Woodstock, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brothers, the late James Perry, Robert Perry and Charles Racine; and her sisters, the late Mary Lou Williams and Jackie Bouten.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Natalie’s family from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2021 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 6, 2021 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Joseph Church, 18 Main St, N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in Quasset Cemetery, 76 E. Quasset Rd., Woodstock, CT 06281. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.