We are announcing the services of Michael T. Putch, Sr., 57, who passed away on June 5, 2013, at his home under the care of his loving family and Hospice of Levi County. Michael was born in Herkimer Memorial Hospital. He was educated in Frankfort Schuyler Central Schools. Following graduation, he married his childhood sweetheart Karen D. Painter on October 18, 1975 at the United Methodist Church in Frankfort, NY. Michael was self-employed having received licenses in both waste water and fresh water treatment from the University of Sacramento in California.
Michael was predeceased by his mother, Rose M. Putch. Michael is survived by his wife of 37 years, Karen; his father Joseph J. (Barbara) Putch Jr. and his children Rebecca (JD) Davis of Crawfordville, Florida; Michelle D. Putch of Inglis, Florida; Jessica A. (Trevor) Taranto of Barnegat, NJ; Michael C. (Tiffany) Putch Jr. of Inglis, Florida; brother Joseph A. (Kathy) Putch III of Fort Myers, Florida; sister Judy Ann (Timothy) Carter of Lake Worth, Florida; Grandchildren, Jonathan Cody & Katie Davis, Nicholas and Michael Putch, III. Michael is also survived by several nieces and nephews and many cousins.
Donations in Michael's memory can be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF); 845 3rd Avenue, 6th floor, New York, NY
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Mass to be held on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11 AM in Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church, S. Frankfort Street, Frankfort. Inurnment will immediately follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frankfort.
Kevin E. Enea and Harry J. Enea, Funeral Directors, Enea Family Funeral Homes, 4309 Acme Road, Ilion (town of Frankfort) are serving the family. To add to Michael's condolences, please visit our website.