Mary A. Putnam

JULY 15, 1923-FEB. 27, 2013

March 01, 2013
  • Putnam

Mary A. Putnam of Williamsport, Md., was received into the arms of her Savior on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

She was born in Baltimore on July 15, 1923. She lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas before returning to Maryland for the last 10 years of her life.

She was a member of Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church.

Mary was a lifelong Washington Redskins fan. She had a great love for animals, rainbows, poetry, painting, clowns and laughter. Most of all, she loved Our Lord.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Catherine and Michael Babczak; husband, Gene Putnam; and granddaughter, Tracy Kent.

She is survived by her sister, Joan Lally of Pennsylvania; her two daughters, Barbara Henry of Maryland and Eileen Reher of Wyoming; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and her dog, Lexi.

A memorial service celebrating Mary's life will be Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church, Williamsport. A potluck meal will be offered after the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations of time or money to your local animal shelter or hospice care organization.

Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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