Jeannette R. Leduc

Jeannette R. Leduc 1920 - 2014 PUTNAM - Jeannette R. (Caron) Leduc, of Dufault St, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of the late Eugene "Vic" Leduc. Born in Taunton, MA, she was the daughter of the late Theophile and Josephine (Pothier) Caron. Mrs. Leduc worked for Weiss Supermarket as the head cashier for over 20 years. Upon retirement Jeannette became a volunteer for RSVP, Hospice, and Day Kimball Hospital. She was a devout Catholic and a communicant of St. Mary Church. She was also a member of the Ladies of St. Anne, Daughters of Isabella, and the Putnam Travelers. Jeannette was an avid knitter who took great pride in delivering items that she made to local nursing homes and hospitals. Above all, Jeannette enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren and spending time with friends and family. Jeannette is survived by a son Paul Leduc and his wife Jayne of Putnam, two daughters: Jeanne Mullen and her husband Ronald of Freehold, NY and Irene Boudreau and her husband David of Putnam. Six grandchildren: Richard Leduc and his wife Jennifer of Putnam, Eric Leduc and his wife Carrie of Danielson, Sarah McCarron and her husband Michael of Norton, MA, Thomas Boudreau and his wife Jennifer of Carnegie, PA, Timothy Boudreau and his wife Dawn of East Northport, NY, and Kimberly Rodriguez and her husband Angel of Merrimack, NH. Seven great grandchildren: Madeline, Sophia, Dylan, Connor, Donovan, Cassandra and Arianna. She also leaves behind a special friend, Jeanne Leduc of Putnam. She was predeceased by two brothers, Gerald and Albert Caron and a sister Cecile Precourt. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jeannette's family from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, February 17, 2014, in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. The funeral will assemble at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. in St. Mary Church, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Jeannette's family respectfully requests donations to Day Kimball Home Care, P.O Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260, in appreciation of the wonderful care provided to Jeannette in her final month. For memorial guestbook visit

Funeral Home

Gilman and Valade Funeral Home
104 Church Street Putnam, CT 06260-1897
(860) 928-7723

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Feb. 13, 2014