Mary F. Putnam, 84

APRIL 26, 1928-JUNE 5, 2012

June 19, 2012
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Mary Frances Putnam, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her home.

Born April 26, 1928, in Dumfries, Va., she was the daughter of the late Lynton Manuel and Lucile Thomas Muse Florence.

She was a graduate of Eastern High School and attended Benjamin Franklin University, both inWashington, D.C.

She was the bakery manager for Giant Foods in Montgomery County for more than 30 years until her retirement.

She was a member of Inter-Faith Chapel on Leisure World Boulevard in Silver Spring. She also belonged to the Leisure World Art Guild in Silver Spring.

She is survived by a son, Thomas M. Putnam and his wife, Sharon; a son, William D. Putnam and his wife, Janet; a granddaughter, Mary E. Troast; a granddaughter, Valerie A. Heavey; a great-granddaughter, Mary Frances Troast, all of Hagerstown; and a brother, Harrison Lee Florence of Montgomery, Texas.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Joanne Muse Florence.

A memorial service will be Saturday, June 23, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Greenbrier Baptist Church, 20810 National Pike, Boonsboro, with Pastor George M. Snyder officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1100 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 660, Washington, DC 20005.

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