Jan. 11, 1924 - May 16, 2013
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SOUTH BEND - Harriett E. Pritchard, 89, of South Bend, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Healthwin Specialized Care. Harriett was born January 11, 1924, in South Bend, to the late Guy F. and Vera May Burruss. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert F. Burruss. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia A. (David) Pritchard-Lesley of Granger. She had worked as an Administrative Secretary for the University of Notre Dame, Dean of Administration. She was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church, Three Arts Club, Chicago, Senior Access to Health & Education, a charter member of both the Michiana Orchid Society and Notre Dame Women's Golf League, a graduate of Ray Vogue School of Design, a commercial artist for Marshall Fields and Co., attended Western Michigan and Indiana University, Bloomington, volunteered at Leighton Center, and supported many animal charities. Funeral services will be held 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Road, with Rev. James Campbell officiating. Private burial will be held at Highland Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family three hours prior to the services from 3-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pet Refuge, 2300 W 6th Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544; or to Indiana Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (donations online at RescueShelter.com). Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at www.welsheimer.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune from May 19 to May 20, 2013