Mrs. Tuttle was born March 31, 1940, in Norwalk, daughter of the late Frederick and Ethel (Oravez) Belter.

She was a purchasing agent for Pitney Bowes for 10 years, retiring in 2000.

In addition to her husband of 40 years, she is survived by a son, Todd Christopher Tuttle of New Milford; two daughters, Tammy Szarka Marquis of New Milford and Robyn Szarka Roos of Monroe; six grandchildren, Colby, Kiely, Alex, Brady, Jordan and Owen; and a great-grandson, Evan.

A Memorial Service will take place at St. John's Episcopal Church, New Milford, at a date to be announced.

The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford handled arrangements. Memorials may be made to the St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Avenue, P.O. Box 179, New Milford, CT 06776.