Arthur G. Putnam

Arthur G. Putnam of Rome, New York and Vero Beach, Florida passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012. He was 92. Born in Brutus, NY and raised in Weedsport, NY, he was the son of the late Robert and Anna Putnam.

He was a graduate of Weedsport High School and Clarkson College where he played football and earned a degree in chemical engineering. After college he joined Revere Copper and Brass, in Rome, NY. He was employed there for 43 years and served in a variety of product and sales management positions. He retired in 1984.

He was preceded in death by his wife Doris Grow Putnam, a sister Mary Kessler, and a brother Robert. Survivors include his wife of 32 years Lael Putnam of Rome, NY and Vero Beach, FL; his son Jim and his wife Connie of New Hope, PA; his daughter Priscilla Engel and her husband Steve Engel of Vero Beach, FL; his stepchildren Lauren Heagle, Gary Jones, Bart Jones, Kristine Montalbano, their families; and his three grandsons Eric, Greg and Mark Putnam.

A private memorial service will be held in Weedsport, NY.

Contributions in Arthur’s name can be made to Hospice Foundation 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.