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William L. "Bill" PUTMAN

October 16, 1943 — April 26, 2022

William Lee “Bill” PUTMAN, Sr., 78, of Westfield, PA, was born on October 16, 1943 in Blossburg and died Tuesday, April 26, 2022 in his home surrounded by his family.

On January 2, 1960, in the Judson near Sunderlinville, he married the love of his life, Jane O. Cratsley, who predeceased him on November 3, 2020.  He served as a Hector Township Supervisor for many years.  Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing his guitar.  He was a member of God’s New Beginning Church in Harrison Valley.

Surviving are:  nine children, Doris Putman, Ramona (James Wesley) Hults, Bernice (Randy) McCutcheon, William (Echo) Putman, Jr., Jacqueline (Dean) Erway of Ulysses, Edmond L. “Buns” (Julie) Putman, Maria (Joseph) Bliss, Benji (Amy) Putman, and Kristie (Phillip) Potter;  19 grandchildren;  and 29 great-grandchildren.  In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by two grandsons, Jamie Lee Hults and Randall L. “RJ” McCutcheon, Jr.

Private viewing and funeral will be held at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Rev. David R. Brelo will officiate.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Potter Brook.

Memorials may be made to God’s New Beginning Church, 104 E. Main St., Harrison Valley, PA 16927.

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