John W. Pratt Sr.

John W. Pratt Sr. 1923-2012

John Pratt, 89, of Landenberg, PA went home to be with the Lord Friday, October 05, 2012, at The Franciscan Health Care Center at Brackenville in Hockessin, DE.

John was born March. 20, 1923, in Upland, PA. He is the son of William and Elizabeth Pratt.

John was preceded in death by his parents, William J. and Alice E. (Hawthorne) Pratt and his sister, Mary Congleton.

He is survived by his loving wife of 67 Years, Amelia L. Pratt (Pelly); his 4 children, John Pratt Jr. (Carol) of Elkton, William Pratt (Alex) of Jacksonville, FL, Beverly Whitton (John) of Landenberg, PA, Lorraine Bancroft (Lee) of Elkton; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren.

He was a WWII veteran (Army). He retired from DuPont Chamber Works where he was employed as the Supervisor of the Engineering Construction Department. He was a member of Living Stones Community Fellowship Church in Wilmington, DE.

A private service will be held by the family. The Pastor Jack Stretawski will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Delaware Hospice.

BEESON FUNERAL HOME

2053 Pulaski Hwy, Newark, DE 19702

302.453.1900

Funeral Home

Beeson Funeral Home of Newark
2053 Pulaski Hwy Newark, DE 19702
(302) 453-1900

Published in The News Journal on Oct. 8, 2012