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PUTNEY, KATHERINE MAY "KAY," 90
PUTNEY, KATHERINE MAY "KAY," 90, of Websterville, died January 3 at Central Vermont Medical Center. Her family was at her bedside. Born on May 4, 1922, in Barre, she was the daughter of Frank and Georgiana (Bressette) Scott. She attended school in Websterville and St. Michael's High School in Montpelier. On February 24, 1947, Kay married Harold Murley Putney in Montpelier. Following their marriage, they lived in Graniteville for three years before moving to Websterville. He died on June 17, 2004, after 57 years of marriage. In earlier years, Kay worked for the Pioneer Parachute Co. in Manchester, Conn. Later, she worked at the Mica Plant and at the Sprague Electric Co. in Barre. As a homemaker, her family and home were most important to her. She enjoyed cooking, canning, working in her vegetable and flower gardens, and picking blackberries and raspberries. She also took pleasure in a little fishing and taking care of her grandchildren when needed. Survivors include her four sons, twins, Roland Putney and wife Linda of Websterville and Ronald Putney and wife Donna of East Barre, Harold Murley Putney Jr. and companion Pam Bressette of South Barre and Paul Putney and wife Lynn of Barre; her stepdaughter, Gail Putney of Lake Elmore; 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Lyndol Hutchinson of Plainfield; a sister-in-law, Winifred Martin of Lebanon, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by five sisters, Sadie Murphy, Dorothy Hammond, Marion Brothers, Edna Hutchinson, Margaret Landry; and two brothers, Verian and Woodrow Scott.
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