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Vesta Putnam

November 30, 1944 — January 2, 2023

Vesta J. Putnam, of Masury, Ohio, entered into life eternal on Monday, January 2, 2023, while a patient in the Hospice House, Poland, Ohio, from injuries sustained as a result of a recent fall at home. She was 78.

Vesta was born November 30, 1944, in Youngstown, Ohio, and throughout her working career, she primarily was as a bartender and cook at various local establishments.

She was a member of the Corner House Christian Church, Hubbard, Ohio, as well as the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brookfield Township Volunteer Fire Department.

In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, walking, playing games, and working puzzles. She loved spending time at the cabin with her family. Vesta had a huge heart and genuinely liked helping people. She will be missed by all who loved her.

Survivors include: her children, Mary Ashman, of Hubbard, Paula (James) Fields, of Struthers, Ohio, Susan Brannan, of Masury, Sabrina Shamblin, of Fowler, Ohio, and Scott Putnam, of Masury; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Mary Morris, of Austintown, Ohio; and her extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Eleanor Mayo; husband, Rocky L. Putnam, who she married July 16, 1982, he passed June 20, 2012; former husband, Paul S. Moening; grandchildren, Veronica Allen & David Brannan; and siblings, Robert Britton, Fred Britton, Mickey Rhymer, Roberta Haynes, & Patty Roman.

A time of gathering to honor Vesta’s life will be held on Sunday, January 8, 2023, from 3:00-5:00 PM, in the Corner House Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Hubbard, Ohio 44425. A funeral service will immediately follow at 5:00 PM.

Memorial contributions can be made to the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com

Coordination of this tribute for Mrs. Putnam was conducted by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Sunday, January 8, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Corner House Christian Church

6954 Chestnut-Ridge Rd, Hubbard, OH 44425

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Starts at 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Corner House Christian Church

6954 Chestnut-Ridge Rd, Hubbard, OH 44425

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