Vicky L. Putnam 08/18/2015

Vicky PutnamVicky L. Putnam
Vicky L. Putnam, 58, died on August 18, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Calling hours will be 2 -4 and 7 – 9 PM , August 25, the funeral service will be August 26, at 2 PM, at the Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, Missionary Ronald Stiles officiating, burial will be in Rensselear Falls Cemetery, Rensselear Falls. She is survived by her daughters, Kristy and her husband Brett Simmons of Morristown, Ashley Putnam and Michael Hitchcock of Auburn, Chelsea Putnam of Auburn, brothers, Roger and his wife Johanna Newcombe of Rensselear Falls, Richard and his wife Jayne Newcombe of New Hampshire., a sister Sue and her husband Chuck Gushea of Rensselear Falls, grandchildren Jeffrey Simmons, Craig Simmons, Brooke Hitchcock, Haileigh Hitchcock, Emilee Holm, a lifetime family friend Mary Downing and her children, Emma Benware and Mason Parson, several nieces and nephews. Vicky was born on November 22, 1956 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of the late Floyd and Edna Race Newcombe. She graduated from Canton Central School in 1975 and attended SUNY Canton. A marriage to Wayne Putnam ended in divorce. She retired from St. Lawrence Lewis County BOCES, as a job coach. Vicky was a member of the Rensselear Falls Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. She dedicated her life to her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and was an avid bingo player. Contributions can be made to the Rensselear Falls Volunteer Fire Department, 424 Rensselear Street, Rensselear Falls, New York 13680.

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  1. Oh girls how I love you all and am sorry for your loss. Vicky meant the world to so many people and we are all better people for having had her in our lives. I will miss her smile and laugh… Even her waves when she would drive by. God bless you all!

  2. So sorry for your loss. I was a classmate of Vicki. I remember her smile an those big brown eyes. Cathy Terrillion

  3. We are both so sorry over the loss of such a wonderful person. We will always have fond memories of Vicky.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you. This is a horrible loss of not only a family member, but a wonderful friend. Vicky and I had wonderful visits in our store and many jokes were told. Her laugh will forever echo in our hearts. We were extremely privileged to have known her and have her in our lives. May God bless her and keep her safe.

  5. Roger and family, I am so sorry to hear of Vicki’s passing. I know how well thought of she was and how much she will be missed. May you find comfort in knowing she is at peace and in God’s eternal care. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with Vicki, you,her children and all of you during this difficult time. Love, prayers and sympathy, Rosemary Knowlton, Batesburg, SC

  6. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I grew up in Rensselaer Falls and knew Vicki and through the years our paths crossed many times. May God bless you and her. Rod Roca

  7. We were so sorry to hear of Vicki’s passing. She was a wonderful person. She will be missed by everyone. Take comfort in your memories.

  8. Ashley so sorry for your loss I know how it feels to lose your mom she’s resting now love you and always here for you

  9. Vicky was a wonderful person and neighbor, she will be greatly missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Luella Robinson, Laurie Robinson and Marissa Power

  10. To the family of Vicky Putnam
    My sincerest sympathy to you all,
    Vicky was a good friend to all.
    I always enjoyed being around Vicky and chatting at functions at the firehall.
    She is gone, but never forgotten.
    Janet Williams

  11. My sincerest sympathy to the family of Vicky.
    She was a good friend to all.
    I enjoyed working with her at the firehall for bingo and dinners.
    She is gone, but never forgotten.
    Janet Williams

  12. We are very sad to hear of your mother’s passing
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Kristy & Brett
    and to all the Putnam family at this very sad time in your lifes.

  13. I was saddened to learn of Vicki’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and dear friends. She will be missed dearly.

  14. Comfort – If memories bring tears let them be cleansing, If they bring laughter, let it be warm.If they remind you of happier moments,let them be shelter to you through the storm.”

    Our love and prayers to you and your family.

  15. We are so very sorry for your loss, Vicky was one of the most caring women and she will be missed by everyone. We are so sorry that we cannot be there this week. Please know that we love and miss you guys and that you have been and continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. Kristy and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a great person and will be deeply missed! My thoughts are with you all at this really tough time.

  17. All who knew her are heartbroken that she has passed, but thankful we were blessed to have her in our lives. May God give the peace that passes all understanding to those who mourn for Vicky Putnam. We worked together off and on for many years. We had such happy times together at school, the beach & camp! ️Her warm heart will not be forgotten! Barb Bennett and family

  18. Our sincere condolences to the family of Vicky may God guide you all though this difficult time and always ,,

  19. To the whole Newcombe & Putnam family, I was sorry to hear of Vicky’s passing. She was a wonderful person, a good friend and a great mom. She will be missed by all who was blessed to have known her. Please have some peace that she is now in a better place and playing “Bingo” with her mom now up in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


  20. Kristi, Bummer, Chelseabug, Roger, Sue & Rick,
    I just heard about Vicki’s passing and I am so very sorry.
    She was wonderful person and we shared a lot of great
    times. Our Lord has called her home to where she will have
    everlasting peace and happiness.
    I will miss her dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with all of

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