Ruth Jacobs

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  • "Doug Steven Tammi Vicki our prayers and thoughts are with..."
    - Cherish Clark
  • "Thanks for being such a great friend Tiny. Thank goodness..."
    - Mike
  • "As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's..."
  • "Tammi,Vicki,Steven, and Doug, Im so saddened to hear about..."
    - Christin DeMay- Knepp
  • "I am so sorry to hear of Tiny's passing. I have fond..."
    - Elaine Greenwood
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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.
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1956 Route 30
Townshend, VT 05353
(802) 365-7555
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Published in Rutland Herald on July 11, 2013
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Townshend, VT   (802) 365-7555
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