1931 – 2022
Putnam – Ovila Rondeau, 90, of Arthur St, died January 20, 2022, peacefully at home. He was the loving husband of Lillian (Mooney) Rondeau, whom he married at St. Mary Church on June 4, 1955. Born in Putnam, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Ovila and Eva (Forest) Rondeau.
Known to his friends and co-workers as John, He worked for the Connecticut Department of Transportation for many years, working in the Putnam Garage. He retired from the D.O.T December 31, 1986.
Ovila is survived by daughter, Maureen (Richard) Collum; four grandsons, Benjamin (Liz) Abram, Erick (Tanya) Abram, Dustin (Leanne) Abram, and Adam (Hollis) Abram; and five great-grandchildren, Connor, Meghan, Cole, Lexi, and Owen.
He is predeceased by his siblings, Lorraine LaPalme, Leona DuBois, Lucille DesLavriers, and PFC Martin Rondeau, U.S.M.C.
Services have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT