Betty Jane Putnam
MOUNT VERNON — Betty Jane Putnam, 87, of West Sugar Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon.
She was born March 26, 1920, in Beaver County, Pa., to the late Walter and Jessie (Hoeflich) Stitt. Betty worked at Knox Community Hospital. She was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ and was active with the Station Break Senior Group.
She is survived by a son, Edwin Ruhl of Howard; a daughter, Joan Magdich of Cincinnati; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lester Ruhl; second husband, Orie Orsborn; third husband, Roy Putnam; and a brother, Ed Stitt.
A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, where friends may call one hour prior. The Rev. Jamie Gump will be officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.