Edward A. Putnam 1941-2016

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WARREN — Edward Allen Putnam, 75, of Warren, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

He was born May 8, 1941, in Cleveland, a son of Morris H. Putnam and Marguerite Parks Putnam.

Edward retired from USA Taxi as a taxi driver.

Survivors include his wife, Cecily Butler-Putnam of Warren; sons, Victor Allen Putnam of Tacoma, Wash., Mario A. Mostella of Warren and Jermaine U. Mostella of Chillicothe; daughters, Cleotonia “Toni” Heller of Warren, Angela Putnam of Talladega, Ala., and Jaliza Johnson of Warren; first wife, Olivia Putnam of Warren; sister, Diane Louise Powell of Ravenna; brothers, Anthony Putnam of Akron, Ralph Putnam of Talladega, Ala., and Richard Putnam of Warren; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Edward was preceded in death by his son, Scott Putnam; one brother; and one grandson.

Arrangements were made by Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.