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Age 75, late of Woodbury, on April 3, 2017, beloved husband of Judith L. Putnam (nee Simpkins); father of Andrew C. (Regina L.) and Timothy J. (Suzanne E.), brother of Richard C. (Eleanor) and Ronald E. Putnam.

Formerly a member of Kemble Memorial United Methodist Church, Woodbury, Rev. Putnam had served as Pastor at Haines Neck, Ebenezer & then Aura United Methodist Churches.

Raised in Kansas, Ray was a graduate of Emporia University, then served in the US Navy, primarily stationed in Ethiopia, and prior to ordination served for 25 years as Assistant Director of Human Resources at Underwood-Memorial Hospital, Woodbury.

Funeral Gathering Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6 PM at New Brooklyn United Methodist Church, 1336 E. Malaga Rd., Williamstown.  Celebration of Life at 7 PM, Dr. Robert Ralph presiding.

Donation in Ray’s memory may be offered to Animal Welfare Assoc., 509 Centennial Blv’d, Voorhees, NJ 08043.


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