1982 – 2013
Putnam, CT – Timothy M. Hand, Jr., 31, of Church St. passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Marie (Trudo) Hand and the proud expectant father of their child due in January. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of Timothy and Joyce (Lemay) Hand of Pascoag, RI.
A native of Burrillville, Timothy attended Burrillville High School and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Pascoag Council 383. Most recently, he was a student at Johnson & Wales studying Culinary Nutrition and a Chef at Costantino’s Ristorante in Providence, RI. Timothy immersed himself and those he loved in cooking, gardening, science, hiking, music, and travel. His passion for life and the natural world around him was, and continues to be, an inspiration to all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his wife and parents, Timothy is survived by his brother, Jonathan Hand, wife Sabrina and son Dolan of Johnston, RI; sisters Rebecca Hand of Pascoag, and Elizabeth Hand and son James Lubas of Pascoag. He also leaves relatives in law: John and Elaine Trudo of Thompson, CT; Leah Trudo of Thompson; Anne Carraher, husband Michael and children Benjamin, Meghan, and Goddaughter Lauren of Dayville, CT.
Calling hours will be held from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, November 29, 2013 at the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:30 am at St. Patrick Church, 45 Harrisville Main St, Harrisville, RI 02830 (meeting directly at church). Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Pascoag, RI. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.