Margaretha “Greta” Guertin

Obituary of Margaretha “Greta” Guertin

Margaretha “Greta” Guertin, 96, of Woodstock died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Matulaitis Nursing Home. Wife of Camille A. Guertin, they were married October 18, 1946 in Pomfret, he died in 2008. Born March 9, 1921 in Woodstock, daughter of Charles and Clara (Vieweg) Bennett.

She made her home many years in Putnam moving to Woodstock in 1983. She worked for over 22 years at Lumbertown as a bookkeeper. She was a 1938 graduate of the Woodstock Academy. She had worked also as a bookkeeper at Putnam Woolen Mill and worked as a credit manager at Sears (mail order) in Putnam. An avid bowler, she bowled at Willimantic and Brooklyn, enjoyed knitting and playing the organ. She was a former member of the Woodstock Seniors and served as treasurer and a member the executive board.

She leaves her daughter, Joan Mayo of Woodstock, grandchildren: JoAnn Aldrich of Woodstock; Paul Mayo of Putnam; Cynthia Mayo of Putnam; great grandchildren: Donald, Erica, William; Kyle and Nathan, eight great great grandchildren, her brother Herman Bennett of Barberton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be January 28, 2018 (Sunday) at 2:00 PM at the Smith Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove St., Putnam. A Calling Hour will be Sunday from 1 to 2 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Barlow Cemetery in the spring. In lieu flowers donations may be made in her memory to Bungay Fire Brigade, 1256 Route 171, West Woodstock, CT 06281. Arrangements by Smith and Walker Funeral Home, Putnam, CT. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com