Edward R. Pratt, 62, of Mulberry Street in Claremont, NH, died Wednesday (September 28, 2016) at Valley Regional Hospital, following a period of failing health.
He was born in Waterbury, CT, on October 3, 1953, the son of Irving and Dorothy (Paris) Pratt and had been a longtime area resident. Edward was a graduate of Stevens High School, Class of 1971 and attended UNH. He had been employed as a mail sorter by the US Postal Service in White River, Jct., VT. Edward had also been employed by Holsum Bakery, Holson-Burnes and Dartmouth Woolen Mill. He enjoyed bowling, playing horseshoes, bingo, listening to music, especially the Beatles. He was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and also enjoyed watching the 3 Stooges.
Members of his family include his wife, Jennifer (Rice) Pratt, Claremont, NH; a daughter, Hillary Perron and her husband, Sean, Gonic, NH; a granddaughter, Katharyne Perron, three brothers, Richard Pratt and his wife, Eleanor, Shelburne, VT; Roger Pratt and his wife, Sandra, Claremont, NH; Robert Boynton and his wife, Traudi, Springfield, VT; two sisters, Shirley Stowell and her husband, Robert, Newark, NY; Linda Nelson and her husband, Alfred, Claremont, NH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday (Oct. 1) at the Roy Funeral Home, 93 Sullivan Street, Claremont, NH, with Deacon Paul Boucher of St. Mary Parish, officiating.
Committal Services will be held at a later date in Union Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Roy Funeral Home on Saturday from 12:00 pm until the time of services.
You are invited to share a memory of Edward with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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