Irene (Nalezny) Putnam, of Marshfield, Mass., passed away on Sept. 3, 2013, at the age of 82, at the home she lived in with her daughter and son-in-law, after battling Alzheimers for the last 10 years.
She is the loving mother of Karen (Putnam) Ryan and her husband, Dates Ryan, of Marshfield, Mass. She is also survived by her son, Michael Putnam, of Ilion; dear grandmother of Alex Putnam of Ilion; sister of the late Teresa (Nalezny) Brooks; sister-in-law of Alfred E. Brooks Barney of Ilion; and aunt of Susan (Brooks) Hubregeson of Southbury, Conn., and the late Jill Brooks.
Irene was a member of the Ilion Garden Club and the Ilion Hospital Guild.
Services will be private. Irene was known for her inner beauty and strength. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Irenes memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association National Office, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.
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