Loretta M. (Jason) Patnaude, age 79 of Putnam, died Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at UMASS Memorial Health Care - Memorial Campus, Worcester, surrounded by her loving family.
She leaves two sons, Ralph R. Patnaude II of Putnam, and his companion, Cindy Phillips of Canterbury, Christopher J. Patnaude of Putnam; two daughters, Lisa M. Gannetta of Lisbon, CT, and her husband Michael Gannetta, Laurie A. Patnaude of Canterbury; two sisters, Lillian Carbone of Stoughton, MA and Jeannette Lespasio of Putnam; five grandchildren, Andrew, Taylor, Brandi-Lee, Viki and Christopher; three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, August "Gus" Jason of Putnam, and by a sister, Rosemarie B. Heath of Putnam.
Loretta was born in Revere, MA, daughter of the late August R. and Henrietta (McCarthy) Jason and lived in the Pomfret-Putnam area all her life. She was last employed by the Colony Corporation and had previously worked at Idle Wild Farms. Loretta enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and took great delight in grocery shopping and cooking for her family and their friends. Her specialty was spaghetti.
A prayer service will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 2:30 pm in the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster, with visitation from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the charity of the donors choice.
A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com.