Ruth "Tiny" Jacobs, age 75 passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday July 9, 2013 at Grace Cottage Hospital, Townshend, VT. She was born in Townshend, VT July 22, 1937 the daughter of Harold D. and Ruth S. (Greenwood) Putnam. Ruth was a lifelong resident of Townshend; she graduated from Leland and Gray and in her earlier years had worked at the Holstein Association in Brattleboro. Ruth worked as a Bookkeeper at her families business, the Harold Putnam Plumbing Business for over 15 years. She afterwards had worked in the Kitchen at Grace Cottage Hospital until she retired in 2000. "Tiny", as she was mostly known was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed attending High School Sports Games. She also loved being a homemaker and feeding her Birds.
She is survived by her two sons, Douglas Jacobs of Springfield, VT and Steven Jacobs of Townshend, VT; two daughters, Tammi Fogarty and her husband Rick of Whispering Pines, NC and Vicki Stone and her husband Keith of Halifax, VT; one sister, Barbara Covey of W. Dummerston, VT. She is the Loving Grandmother to Ten Grandchildren and Ten Great Grandchildren. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her sister, Roberta Stone.
Friends and Relatives are invited to a time of Visitation on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the White Funeral Home, 1956 Route 30, and Townshend
Graveside Services will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm in the Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend. Memorial Contributions may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital, Townshend, VT