SHREWSBURY – Allan J. Putelis, Jr., 37, died suddenly on Thursday, January 26, 2023. He is survived by his daughter, Kailiegh A. Putelis of Sutton; his fiancée, Nicole L. Fornal of Quinebaug, CT, and her children; the mother of his daughter, Lindsey A. Cellucci of Sutton; his parents, Allan J. and Heide A. (Labonte) Putelis Sr. of Shrewsbury; his brother, Jason A. Putelis and his wife Brooke of Auburn; a nephew and a niece, Jack Putelis and Brynn Putelis, both of Auburn; uncles and aunts, Randy Putelis of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Paul Labonte and his wife Marion of Tucson, AZ, and Betty Messina and her husband George of San Francisco, CA; and several cousins. He was born in Worcester and lived in Shrewsbury and Sutton for most of his life, before moving to Quinebaug three years ago.
Allan was a skilled auto mechanic and most recently worked at AutoZone. He had a great love for cars and always could be found working on the “Beamer.” He could build anything from furniture to homes and will be remembered as a jack-of-all-trades. He enjoyed going to the beach, road trips to Florida, and spending quality time with family and friends. He loved to make other people laugh by cracking jokes and will be remembered for his smile and kind personality.
Calling hours are Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 5-7 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the conclusion of calling hours. Burial will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Allan’s Memorial Fund via GoFundMe .