Putnam – Omer J. Jolie, 82 of Sabin St. died Thursday January 6, 2011 surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Theresa (Plouffe) Jolie. Born in Putnam, he was one of ten children born to Noe and Beatrice (Lepage) Joly.
Mr. Jolie worked as a maintenance man for the former Jacobs Rubber and later the Lydell Company for 40 years. Omer was a veteran of the Korean War and was a life member of the Albert J. Breault VFW Post 1523. He was also a member of the Putnam Seniors. He enjoyed traveling, painting and working around his house. He was very family oriented, spending countless hours with his grandchildren as they grew up.
In addition to his wife, Omer is survived by his son, Brian Jolie of South Beach, OR; his daughter, Cathy Fleming of Putnam; his brother, Armand Jolly of Pomfret and his grandchildren, Trista Jolie, Shawn Jolie, Amanda Jolie, Ryan Bellerose, and Thomas Fleming.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Omer’s family from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Sunday January 9, 2011 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin Monday January 10, 2011 at 11:00 am in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Dayville. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.