Valerie A. Putnam-Rule, 34

SEPT. 27, 1978-JULY 15, 2013

July 16, 2013

Valerie Ann Putnam-Rule, 34, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 27, 1978, in Silver Spring, Md., she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Sharon R. Antrobius Putnam of Hagerstown.

She was a graduate of Watkins Mill High School in Germantown, Md. She attended the University of Maryland.

She was employed as an accountant by G.E. Financial in Bethesda, Md.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Besides her parents, she is survived by her fiancé, Joseph D. Rule of Hagerstown; maternal grandmother, Elizabeth G. Leary of Clarksburg, W.Va.; sister, Mary E. Troast and her husband, Glen, of Hagerstown, and their daughter, Mary Frances Troast.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Mary Frances Putnam.

Funeral services will be Friday, July 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, with Pastor George M. Snyder officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends Thursday, July 18, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md. The funeral home will be open Thursday after 9 a.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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