Mabel V. Pritchard, 93, of Canton, died on September 15, 2013, at Maplewood Nursing Home, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, is entrusted with arrangements.
Calling hours will be on, Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home with Reverend Michael Cantanzaro officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Canton.
Mabel is survived by her sons, John P. “Reggie” and his wife Joyce Pritchard of Johnson City, William R. “Russ” and his wife Lucille Pritchard of Wimauma, FL, and Ronald K. “Ron” and his wife Jane Pritchard, Clearwater, FL; her daughter, Bonnie and her husband Arthur Lohr of Heightsown, NJ; a sister, Flora Smith, Nebraska; grandchildren, Ted and his wife Tammy Romer, Bret and his wife Debbie Pritchard, Brian Pritchard, Terry Pritchard, Eric and his wife Yuliya Pritchard, Ronald Pritchard Jr., and Shannon Pritchard; great grandchildren, Leah Romer, Kyle Romer, Amber Pritchard, and Ricky Pritchard; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Reginald Mace, Maurice Mace and Frank Mace.
Mabel was born on November 27, 1919, the daughter of Harry G. and Violet O. Davies Mace. She graduated from Canton High School and then graduated from Utica State Hospital in 1946 as a registered nurse. Mabel was a registered nurse for Home Care for Cortland County Inc. and also had worked at various nursing homes and hospitals in New York and Florida. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, word games, cards, reading, sewing, and walking. She loved to learned, taking German and painting classes. Mabel was a member of the Women’s Republican Club in Binghamton, the First Presbyterian Church on the Park in Canton and the Post Script Club. She participated in the Senior Games in bicycling and bait casting. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the First Presbyterian Church on the Park in Canton, 19 Park St. Canton, NY, 13617 and Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Online condolences can be made at: www.allendeneshafuneralhome.com.