1941 – 2014
Putnam – Samuel H. Alvord, 72, of Woodstock Ave, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Regency Heights of Danielson. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Frederick and Freda (Bonneville) Alvord.
Prior to his retirement Mr. Alvord was employed as a truck driver for Staples.
Mr. Alvord was a member of the Elks, Knights of Columbus Cargill Council, and a member of the Teamster and Steelworks Unions. He enjoyed the outdoors and especially cherished the time that he spent with his grandchildren.
Samuel is survived by two sons, Keith A. Alvord and his wife Elissa of N. Grosvenordale, and Justin M. Alvord and his wife Angela of Killingly; two daughters Colleen Godino and her husband Michael of Mansfield, and Nicole Durand and her husband Neil of Dayville; two brothers, James Alvord of Killingly, and Millard Alvord of Plainfield; two sisters Nancy Boucher of Putnam, and Lillian Dodgson of MO; eight grandchildren, Michael, Morgan, Jasmine, Gavin, Cameron, Logan, Alaina, and Dillon; and several nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by a son John Alvord, his twin brother Eugene Alvord, and two sisters Colleen Smith and Rose Rice.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Samuel’s family from 10:00 am to 11:30 am on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 11:30 am. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Dayville. Memorial donations in Samuel’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.