1951 – 2017
Putnam – William N. “Billy” Bruce, 65, of Laconia Ave., died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Hartford Hospital. Born in Putnam, CT, he was the son of the late Jack D. and Alice A. (LaFleur) Bruce.
Mr. Bruce worked as a well driller for LaFramboise Well Drilling, Inc. of Thompson. He also worked for Staples Co.
Billy is survived by his daughter, Shannon Bruce of Danielson; and several nieces, nephews and friends. He is predeceased by his brothers, the late Gary and Scott Bruce; and his sisters, the late Alice Zlyon and Edith Brigham.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Billy’s family from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam with a funeral service in the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.