Ruth Jacobs

TOWNSHEND - Ruth "Tiny" Jacobs, 75, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend.

She was born in Townshend July 22, 1937, the daughter of Harold D. and Ruth S. (Greenwood) Putnam.

She graduated from Leland & Gray and in her earlier years, worked at the Holstein Association in Brattleboro.

Ms. Jacobs was employed as a bookkeeper at her family's business, Harold Putnam Plumbing, for over 15 years and later worked in the Grace Cottage Hospital kitchen until she retired in 2000.

She was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed high school sports games, being a homemaker and feeding the birds.

Survivors include four children, Douglas Jacobs of Springfield, Steven Jacobs of Townshend, Tammi Fogarty of Whispering Pines, N.C., and Vicki Stone of Halifax; a sister, Barbara Covey of West Dummerston; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a sister, Roberta Stone.

Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the White Funeral Home, 1956 Route 30, Townshend.

The graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, in Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital, Townshend.

Funeral Home

White Funeral Home
57 High Street Brattleboro, VT 05301
802-365-7555

Published in Rutland Herald on July 11, 2013