Putnam, CT- Martha M. (Hoover) Checkon age 74 died at her home, Friday, May 4, 2018. She was the wife of the late Michael Checkon who died in 2004. She leaves two sons, James Checkon of Thompson, Michael Checkon of Putnam, a daughter, Rhonda Keith of Plainfield, CT, eight grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, a brother Gary Hoover of Lewiston, PA a step brother Earl Lallemand of Ravenna, Ohio a sister Beverly Kirk of Ohio. She had a sister that predeceased her, Darlene Rioux of Plainfield, CT
She was born in Patton, PA daughter of the late Ralph Hoover and Jeannette (Lechene) Hoover and lived in Putnam for the past 40 years. She enjoyed poetry, writing and needle point. She was a talented artist. There are no calling hours and all services are private. Donation may be made in her memory to the Daily Bread Food Pantry in Putnam, CT. The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA has been entrusted with her arrangements. A guest book is available at shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle.