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Eleanor Pratt


1936 - 2009 Obituary Condolences
Eleanor Pratt
1936-2009
POWNAL - Mrs. Eleanor May Pratt, 73, widow of Floyd W. "Turk" Pratt Jr., a resident of Route 346, Pownal, died Thursday, January 31, 2009 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington following a brief illness.
Born in Brunswick, N.Y. May 28, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Edna Lingler Burdick. Eleanor received her education in North Pownal schools.
Mr. and Mrs. Pratt were married May 1, 1954 in North Pownal. Mr. Pratt died June 18, 2008.
In earlier years Eleanor was employed at Bennington Brush and the Jard Company. Her home and family were her main interest and she especially enjoyed doing puzzles.
Survivors include two sons, David Pratt and his friend, Alice, of Pownal and Steven Pratt Sr. and his wife, Madeline, of Pownal; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Francis Burdick, of Bennington and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Eleanor was predeceased by a daughter, Nancy Rood; and by six brothers and two sisters.
FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home in Bennington on Saturday, January 2, 2010 at 4 p.m.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 3 p.m. until the time of the service.
Burial will take place in the family lot in Oak Hill Cemetery in the Spring.
Should friends desire memorial donation is Mrs. Pratt's memory may be made to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.
On line condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome
Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 4, 2010
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