1947 – 2021
Putnam – Theresa (Sponcey) Desmarais, 73, of Putnam, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Alferie and Rena (Morin) Sponcey.
She was a graduate of Putnam Catholic Academy in 1965.
An avid gardener, she was an active member of the Woodstock Garden Club for many years and was known for her beautiful flowers and gardens. Terry was also a talented cake decorator.
Terry was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.
Terry is survived by her childhood sweetheart and husband of 55 years, Richard A. Desmarais, Sr.; her three children, Richard A. Desmarais, Jr., Rochelle Gorts, Alex R. Desmarais; and four cherished grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Terry’s family from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St, Putnam, Ct 06260. A graveside service will begin at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021 in St Mary Cemetery, Providence St, Putnam, CT 06260. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center, 320 Pomfret St, Putnam, CT 06260.