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Alberta Pritchett ~1907-2002
14 May 2002
A service for Alberta Pritchett, 95, of Dover was held Friday May 10, at Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, Smyrna. Mrs. Pritchett died Sunday, May 5, 2002, in Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, Dover. Her legal age was 95, but it is believed through family research that she was actually 101. Mrs. Pritchett was born in Delaware of Nanticoke descent to the late Walter Ridgeway Sr. and Rhoda Palmer Ridgeway. She was the last surviving child of twelve siblings.
She attended a Seventh Day Adventist school in Baltimore for four years. Upon returning to Delaware, she met the late Howard Pritchett, whom she married June 6, 1920. They lived in Delaware at the beginning of their marriage and had two children before moving to Cumberland County, N.J. Later, they moved to Philadelphia where they raised another daughter. They returned to Delaware in 1963.
Mrs. Pritchett loved flowers. After returning to Delaware, she spent her time caring for her flowers and canning fruits and vegetables that her husband had grown in their gardens. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family and being around all her children, helping to raise moat of them throughout her life. Most of all, she was a very strong woman, overcoming several health battles.
In addition to her husband of 68 years and her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son; a grandson, William H. Parrish Jr.; a son-in-law, William H. Parrish Sr.; six sisters and five brothers.Mrs. Pritchett is survived by two daughters, Marion L. Parrish of Bensalem, Pa. and Dolly Morris of Dover; five grandchildren, Marian of Bristol, Pa., Shannon A. Kovach of' Pittsburgh, Pa., Sara Ridgeway of Dover, Robert Pritchett of Philadelphia, and Justin Morris of Dover; 14 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren, a great-great-great-granddaughter, three special nieces, Elsie Carney of Dover, and Elena Harmon Street and Betty Harmon Street, both of Millsboro and numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be noon Friday at Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, 123 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, where friends may call an hour earlier.
Burial will be in Immanuel Union Church Cemetery, Cheswold. Burial was at Immanuel Union Church Cemetery Cheswold.
Austin M. Pritchett Jr. ~1984-2001
17 Oct 2001
Austin M. Pritchett Jr. of Maple Shade, NJ died on October 14, 2001, he was 17 years old. Austin was the loving son of Austin M. Sr. and Theresa (nee Delaney), dear brother of Robert Delaney of West Chester, PA. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Life Celebration Thursday evening starting at 6:00pm at Inglesby/Givnish of Maple Shade, 600 E. Main St. His Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Friday morning at 10:00am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Maple Shade, NJ. Interment will be private.
Brianna C. "Ionna Bug" Pritchett 2011-2011
Brianna C. "Ionna Bug" Pritchett, age 2, departed this life on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at A. I. duPont Hospital for Children. She was born in Wilmington,
Delawareon Sep. 30, 2009 and resided in Wilmington, DE.Brianna attended Harvest Christian Academy.
She is survived by her parents, Tiffany Henderson and Brian Pritchett; 3 sisters, Shanasia B. and Natalia B. Pritchett and Ta'lona E. Turner; a brother, Jabree A. Flamer; maternal grandparents, Elizabeth Henderson and Joseph Pitt; 2 aunts, Christine Henderson and Brandi Pitt; uncles, cousins, god parents, great aunts, other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Helen and Noble Pritchett.
Funeral 11 am Thursday, December 29, at New Antioch Baptist Church, 20 Peddlers Village, Newark, DE; viewing 9-11 am; burial Gracelawn Memorial Park.
Carolyn E. Pritchett ~1946-2003
1. April 18, 2003 Carolyn E. Pritchett, aged 57, of Hopewell Township, died Wednesday morning at home. She had been in declining health for the past 10 months. Born in Greenwich Township, the daughter of the late DuPont & Mary Pearce Mosley, she was predeceased by her husband, James L. Pritchett. She had been a Hopewell resident for the past 7 years.
Mrs. Pritchett worked for the Cumberland County Board of Planning and Economic Development as an Administrative Assistant. She enjoyed and loved her work, especially working with the Cumberland County Agriculture Board and its work with the Farmland Preservation Board.
Survivors include a son, Martin P. Loatman, Hopewell Twp.; a daughter, Lori L. Loatman, Shiloh Borough; 2 sisters, Natalie Ridgway, Alloway Twp. & Mary Jane Jaquess, Bridgeton; and 1 granddaughter, Alissa H. Loatman, Jacksonville, FL. She was predeceased by a brother, DuPont Mosley Jr. and a sister, Sarah Gould.
Rev. Milton Akey will conduct funeral services in the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Hwy. 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. on Saturday afternoon, April 19 at 12:00 noon. Burial will be in Fernwood Memorial Park, Hopewell Twp. Friends will be received Saturday between 11:00 and 12:00 prior to the services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Carolyn's memory to Hospice Care of South Jersey, 2848 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, NJ 08360.
2. Contributed by Linda Reed Harmon:
Pritchett - Of Hopewell Tonship, NJ on Wednesday, April 16, 2003, Carolyn Mosley Pritchett wife of James L. Pritchett and mother of Martin P. Loatman and Lori L. Loatman and daughter of the late Dupont and Mary Pearce Mosley, age 57 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services in the Padgett Funeral Home 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township, NJ on Staurday morning. April 19th, at 12:00 noon. Interment in Fernwood Mermorial Park, Hopewell Township, NJ. Friends will be recceived Saturday morning between 11:00 and 12:00 pm, prior to the services at the funeral home.
Rev. Charles Pritchett 1899-1981
The Late Rev. Charles Pritchett at the Calvary Baptist Church, Dover, Delaware, Wednesday, October 14, 1981, 1:00 P.M. Rev. William Ridgway, Officiating
Obituary: Charles Pritchett, husband of Elva Pritchett and son of the late Charles and Margaret Pritchett, was born on February 10, 1899 near Cheswold. He departed this life on Thursday, October 8, 1981 at the age of eighty-two, in Kent General Hospital, Dover.
He has spent the most of his life in and around the Cheswold area. Since God in His Almighty Wisdom has seen fit to remove him from our midst, we bow in submission to His Holy Will, thanking God for his eighty-two years of life. After the death of his parents, he was reared in the home of John and Elmira Durham.
He accepted the Lord at a very early age and as he grew in age he learned to depend on Jesus for wisdom and knowledge. He was a member of Emmanuel U.M. Church until 1953 where he was a local minister, and served on the trustee Board. Upon leaving the Emmanuel Church, he helped to found the First Baptist Church of Cheswold and there he continued as a licensed minister until October 23, 1963 when he was ordained into the full ministry. He also served on the trustee board, as church treasurer, was made the father of the church and in 1980 was made an honorary member of the church. He served as acting pastor of First Baptist when the church was without a pastor. He served his God and church faithfully, worked diligently to build the church. No matter what was needed, he always was there to do more than his share in finances. labor and contributed so much spiritually. He loved the songs of the church. A few of his favorite ones were I'll Fly Away, How Great Thou Art, He's Done So Much For Me, and May the Work I've Done Speak For Me.
His winning smile and personality made a lot of friends, who will miss him, and hew was always giving and helping anyone who came to him no matter what, where or when. On December 6, 1919 he was united in holy matrimony with Elva Miller and they shared their lives together for more than sixty-one years. Since God did not bless them with children, they did rear a foster son. His health began to fail several years ago, but he never complained but knew that God was on his side, and he bore his affliction as Job, just waiting on the Lord.
He leaves to mourn their loss: his wife, Elva; a foster son, Claude Pritchett, Jr. of Dover, two brothers, Howard Pritchett, and Presley Durham, both of Dover, five foster grandchildren; nieces; nephews and a large number of other relatives and friends.
Professional Services by: Howard C. Stevenson, Mortician / Mary G. Stevenson, Mortician
Charles F. Pritchett 1937-2001
Charles F. Pritchett of Wilmington died of natural causes Sunday, July 29, 2001, in Delaware Hospital. He was 63. Mr. Pritchett was born Aug. 16, 1937, in Felton, son of Eldred and Edith Pritchett of Millsboro.
He attended William Henry High, Dover. Mr. Pritchett was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver. Mr. Pritchett was a member of the Sharon Temple Seven Day Adventist Church in Wilmington.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Ardelia Pritchett; a son, Donald Brown; a daughter, Katheryn Calderon; three brothers, Daniel of Wilmington, Eldred Jr. of Baltimore, and Samuel of Chester, Pa.; seven sisters, Elizabeth Powell and Thema Seth, both of Felton, Doris Norwood, Josephine Pritchett, Ethel Norwood, all of Millsboro, Lowan Pitts and Mary Doughty, both of Dover.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Sharon Temple Seven Day Adventist, 20th and Washington streets, Wilmington, where friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. The Rev. Stephen Boyce will officiate. Burial will be 1 p.m. Friday in Delaware Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Minus Funeral Home, Dover.
David Pritchard ~1917-1999
David Pritchard of Seaford died of heart failure Saturday, June 26, 1999, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital in Dover. He was 82. Mr. Pritchard was born in Falls River, Mass., the son of the late William H. and Margaret Bentley Pritchard.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force in May 1973, after 20 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Passwaters Pritchard; a daughter, Shirley Myron; a stepdaughter, Jean E. MacCoy of Seaford; a sister, Alice Smith of Peoria, Ill.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Front and King streets, Seaford. The Rev. Earle N. Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Summit, Bear.
Edith Mae Hicks Pritchett 1916-2008
11 May 2009
Edith Mae Hicks Pritchett, 93, departed this life on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, after an extended illness.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Eldred Pritchett Sr.; one daughter, Thelma Seth; and two sons, David Pritchett Sr. and Charles Pritchett. Mrs. Pritchett was the second eldest of 11 siblings and was preceded in death by five brothers, Willard Hicks, Howard Hicks, Eldred Hicks, John Wesley Hicks, Benjamin Hicks; and five sisters, Pauline Harris, Ida Nichols, Anna Hicks, Caroline Thomas (Cad), and Martha Hicks.
She is survived by nine children, Daniel Pritchett of Wilmington, Elizabeth Powell of Dover, Mary Doughty of Hartly, Eldred Pritchett Jr. of Baltimore, Samuel Pritchett of Chester, Pa., Doris Norwood of Millsboro, Josephine Pritchett of Millsboro, Ethel Norwood of Millsboro, and Lowan Street-Pitt of Camden.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Cordrey Road, Millsboro, where friends may call at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the adjoining Millsboro S.D.A. Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home.
Eldred Pritchett ~1908-2004
1. Obituary -- Eldred Pritchett of Millsboro died Friday, April 9, 2004, in Green Valley Terrace, Millsboro. He was 96. Mr. Pritchett was born in Chadds Ford, Pa., son of the late Cora Pritchett.
He had worked for the Delaware State Highway Department (now Delaware Department of Transportation) then retired in 1973 as a custodian for the Cape Henlopen School District in Lewes. Mr. Pritchett was a founding member of the Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cambridge, Md. He was also an elder of the Millsboro Seventh-day Adventist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Powell and Helen Sudler; a daughter, Thelma Seth; and two sons, Charles Pritchett and David Pritchett Sr. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Edith Hicks Pritchett; three sons, Daniel Pritchett of Wilmington, Eldred Pritchett Jr. of Baltimore and Samuel Pritchett of Chester, Pa.; six daughters, Doris Norwood, Josephine Pritchett and Ethel Norwood, all of Millsboro, Elizabeth Powell of Dover, Lowan Street-Pitt of Camden, Mary Doughty of Hartly; 52 grandchildren; 139 great-grandchildren; and 36 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in the Millsboro Seventh-day Adventist Church, Cordrey Road, Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.2. Obituary 15 Apr 2004 Pritchett, Eldred –– Millsboro. Died Friday, April 9, 2004, at age 96, at Green Valley Terrace, Millsboro. He worked for the Delaware State Highway Department (now DelDOT) then retired in 1973 as a custodian for the Cape Henlopen School District. He was a founding member of the Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cambridge, Md., and was an elder of the Millsboro Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survived by his wife of 71 years, Edith Hicks Pritchett. Locally survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Powell of Dover, Lowan Street-Pitts of Camden and Mary Doughty of Hartly. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Millsboro Seventh-day Adventist Church, Cordrey Road, Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
Emma Pritchett ~1901-2000
21 Jan 2000
Emma Pritchett, 99, of Bridgeton died Wednesday in the Cumberland Manor where she had been a resident for the past 10 years. Born in Wilkes Barre, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Burt and Jennie Burlingame. The wife of the late Irving A. Pritchett, she was a Bridgeton resident for the past 20 years.
She was a homemaker and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Hopewell Township.
She is survived by four step-sons, Harry Pritchett and Alex Pritchett both of Florida, Minus Pritchett of Bridgeton and Oscar Pritchett of Millville, three step-daughters, Mary Pierce of Penns Grove, Doris Charlesworth of Millville and Elizabeth Riley of Pennsville; her caregiver and step son-in-law, Ellis Riley of Upper Deerfield Township. She was predeceased by a step-son, Irving Pritchett and two-steps daughters, Sarah Riley and Elsie Pierce.
Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday in Overlook Cemetery, Bridgeton. Interment will follow. Arrangements are by the Padgett Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township.
Enoch Pritchett Jr. ~1915-2002
Enoch Pritchett Jr. of Elkton, MD, died Sunday, March 31, 2002, in Sunbridge Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Elkton. He was 87. Mr. Pritchett was born in Sandtown, Md., son of the late Enoch Pritchett Sr. and Ella Johnson Pritchett.
He was a construction worker. He had lived in Philadelphia most of his life. During the 1960s, he moved to Cordova, then, in 1998, moved to New Castle, Del., and then, to Elkton.
He was preceded in death by his longtime companion, Gertrude Elliott; two brothers, Charlie Pritchett and Thurmond Pritchett; and three sisters, Leona Harris, Edna Stafford and Betty Pritchett. He is survived by a brother, with whom he lived, Noble Pritchett of New Castle; and four sisters, Margie Dorsey, Jeanette Simons, Laura Pritchett and Agnes Hall, all of Wilmington, Del.
Services will be noon Saturday at Allen A.M.E. Church in Hillsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in Sandtown Cemetery in Hillsboro. Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in care of the family. Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Denton.
Floyd D. "Dawes" Pritchett 1926-2012
1 Jan 2013
Floyd D. "Dawes" Pritchett, 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at the Delaware Veterans Home,
. Mr. Pritchett was born April 19, 1926 in Milford to the late Claude Pritchett and Estella "Essie" Mosley Pritchett. Dover
Mr. Pritchett worked for Sears and Roebucks for over twenty-five years, did house painting for many years, and then worked for several moving companies in the area, repairing furniture. He served in the United States Army during WWII. He loved drawing and painting at the
for which he won several Blue Ribbons and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Modern Maturity Center Forest Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church, . He will be sadly missed by many friends and family, but they do not sorrow as others sorrow who have no hope. He is only sleeping, awaiting the Second Coming of our Lord, and the resurrection of the dead; I Thes. 4:13-18 Dover
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Greenage Pritchett; five brothers; and two sisters. He is survived by his sons, Floyd Wayne Pritchett and his wife Ann of Hartly, and Steven Lee Pritchett of
; grandchildren, Shawn, Shannon, Wade, Selena, Laura and Rebecca; great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Dustin, Hanna, Zackery, Tyler, Anthony, and Mason; and one great-great-grandson, Hayden. Smyrna
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at Torbert Funeral Chapel, South,
1145 E. Lebanon Road(Rt. 10), , where friends may call from noon until service time. Interment will be in the Dover cemetery. Forest Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church
Frances Greenage Pritchett 1927-2010
August 12, 1927 - May 7, 2010
Frances Greenage Pritchett of Dover died Friday May 7, 2010 at Silverlake Nursing Home. She was 82. Mrs. Pritchett was born August 12, 1927 in Camden, New Jersey to the late James Lee Greenage and Helen Sammons Greenage.
She was a homemaker, and enjoyed crocheting and playing the piano which she started to take lessons at the age of 42. Mrs. Pritchett was a member of the Forest Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church, Dover and Modern Maturity Center where she was one of the first Steppin Seniors. She also volunteered at Kent General Hospital.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, James Greenage and sister, Freda Greenage Reed. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Floyd Pritchett; two sons, Floyd Wayne Pritchett and his wife Ann of Hartly, Steven Lee Pritchett of Smyrna; brother Paul Greenage and his wife Norma of Cheswold; sisters, Regina Tchakerian and her husband Khajag of Philadelphia, Myrtle Mosley of Bridgeton, NJ, Katherine Clark and her husband Kenneth of Millsboro and Lorraine Coker and her husband C. Edward of Dover; grandchildren, Shawn, Shannon, Wade, Selena, Laura and Rebecca; great grandchildren, Stephanie, Dustin, Hanna, Tyler, Zackery and Anthony.
Funeral services will be held 1pm Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt.10). Friends may call two hours prior. Interment will be in Forest Grove Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery, 4950 Pearson's Corner Road, Dover. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Veterans Home, 100 Delaware Veterans Drive, Milford, Delaware 19963.
Goldie B. Pritchett ~1924-1996
1. Obituary: Goldie B. Pritchett, 72, of 44 Walden Drive, Fairfield Township, died Saturday at his residence. Mr. Pritchett was born in Cedarvllle and was the son of the late Alex and Sadie Beckett Pritchett. He had lived at his present address for 26 years and had been a lifetime resident of the Bridgeton area.
Prior to his retirement 10 years ago, he had been employed with Seabrook Co. for 30 years. He had also worked part-time with Paladino Farms in Rosenhayn.
Survivors Include his wife, Emma West Pritchett; a son, Edward M. Dukes Sr. of Bridgeton; a daughter, Kimberly Hill of Wheeling, W.Va.; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by four brothers, Irving, Clifford, Frank and Raymond Pritchett and one sister, Sarah Reba Johnson.
Funeral services will be held noon Thursday from the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Bridgeton, with the Rev. Matthew Brown officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Hopewell Township. Friends may. call Thursday morning one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
2. Death Notice: PRITCHETT -- Of 44 Walderf (sic) Drive, Fairfield Township, N.J., on Saturday, Jan. 20, 1996. Goldie B. Pritchett, husband of Emma West Pritchett, father of Edward M. Dukes, Sr. and Kimberly Hill, aged 72 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services without further notice from the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Bridgeton, N.J., on Thursday, Jan. 25 at noon. Interment in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Hopewell Township, N.J. Friends may call Thursday morning between 11 a.m. and noon, prior to the service at the funeral Home.
Grace Mildred Pritchett 1926-1996
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Funeral Home program: Grace Mildred Pritchett Born: March 9, 1926 Died: June 12, 1996 Funeral Service June 14, 1996 1 p.m. Seventh Day Adventist Church, 647 Wyoming Avenue, Dover, Delaware Presiding Pastor Vladimir Corea Interment Fork Branch Cemetery Dover, Delaware
Helen M. Pritchett 1928-2013
27 Nov 2013
Helen M. Pritchett, 85, of Fairfield Twp. died on Friday, November 22, 2013 under the care of Hospice during her recent illness. Born in Bridgeton on June 5, 1928 to the late Harry and Helen Smith, she was the wife of the late Howard C. Pritchett. Helen had been a Fairfield Twp. resident most of her life and she had been previously employed with Mark Manufacturing and Price Label Co. in Bridgeton.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. on Friday, November 29th at 11 AM. Interment will take place at Fernwood Memorial Park in Hopewell Twp. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 10 AM to 11 AM prior to the services. Written condolences can be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com
Howard C. Pritchett 1928-2007
10 Oct 2007
Howard C. Pritchett, aged 79, of Fairfield Township, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at the South Jersey Healthcare-Regional Medical Center, where he had been a patient for one week. He had been in declining health for the past year. Born in Hopewell Township, on April 22, 1928, he was the son of the late Clifford and Susan Durham Pritchett, and was the husband of Helen Smith Pritchett.
He had lived in Fairfield Township for over 50 years, and prior to that had resided in Hopewell Township. Mr. Pritchett was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army. Before his retirement, he had been employed with the Vale Fashion Company, in Vineland, Peerless Clothing Company, in Millville, and the M.C. Schrank Company, in Bridgeton, for many years.
He was predeceased by a brother, Paul Pritchett.
Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township, on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at Fernwood Memorial Park, in Hopewell Township. Friends may call on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the services at the funeral home. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home Web site at www.padgettfuneralhome.com.
Isabell Herrera Pritchett ~1930-1998
1. (Death notice 5/27/98) Isabell Herrera Pritchett of Bridgeton, NJ, on Monday, May 25, 1998. Wife of Minous Alfred Pritchett, mother of Dennis M. Pritchett and Victoria L. Konschak. Aged 68 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services without further notice at 11:00 o’clock a.m. from the Bridgeton First Church of the Nazarene, 350 West Park Dr., Bridgeton, N.J. lnterment
will be made in Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Upper Deerfield Township, N.J. Friends may call on Thursday evening between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 o’clock p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton, NJ. The family asks that contributions in Mrs. Pritchett's memory be made to the Bridgeton First Church of the Nazarene, 350 West Park Dr., Bridgeton, N.J. 08302.
2. Obituary: (Bridgeton Journal 27 May 1998): Isabell Pritchett (nee Herrera), 68, of Bridgeton died Monday at home. Born in Burley, Idaho, daughter of the late Eliseo and Petra (nee Berrera) Herrera, she retired seven years ago as staff coordinator for South Jersey Hospital--Bridgetown. She was an active member of the Bridgeton First Church of the Nazarene, where she coordinated the worship and fellowship committee and was a member of the church choir.
Surviving are her, husband, Minous Alfred; a son, Dennis M. of Dennis Township; a daughter, Victoria L. Konschak of Hopewell Township; three brothers, Leonard and Jennero Herrera, both of Elko, Nev., and Daniel Herrera of Reno, Nev.; two sisters, Eloise Conlon of Union City, Calif., and Carolyn Ross of Elko; and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Victor Herrera.
The Rev. Barry G. Whetstone will officiate at services at 11 a.m., Friday in the First Church of the Nazarene, 350 W. Park Drive, Bridgeton, where friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Upper Deerfield Township. Arrangements are by the Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton.
Jacqueline Renita Pritchett ~1969-2004
17 Mar 2004
Jacqueline Renita Pritchett of Dover died Sunday, March 14, 2004, in her home after a long illness. She was 35.
Ms. Pritchett was a graduate of Smyrna High School, where she was elected Homecoming Queen. She was employed at Brendford Place in Dover until her illness forced her to retire. Ms. Pritchett was a member of Crossroads Christian Church in Dover.
She is survived by her parents, George and Doreen Pritchett of Dover and Nathaniel and Elaine Rice of Baltimore, Md.; her grandparents, Marie Tingle of Centreville, Md., George Pritchett of Annapolis, Md. and Elwood and Doris Scott of Georgetown, Md.; three brothers, George Pritchett Jr. of San Antonio, Texas, Jason Leigh of Havre de Grace, Md. and Jermar Pritchett of Norfolk, Va.; a sister, Tamara Pritchett of Dover; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Crossroads Christian Church, U.S. 13, Dover, where friends may also call two hours earlier. Burial will be in the Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery, Georgetown, Md.
James L. Pritchett ~1939-2000
11 Oct 2000
James L. Pritchett, 61, of Hopewell Township died Saturday in Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, Camden where he had been a patient for more than two weeks. Born in Monroeville, son of the late Raymond and Mildred Pierce Pritchett, he was the husband of Carolyn Mosley Pritchett and was a lifetime Hopewell resident. He had been employed by the Cumberland County Road Department for 18 years, and had been active with Civil War Reenactment groups in the area.
Also surviving are a stepson, Martin P. Loatman of Tennessee; a stepdaughter, Lori L. Loatman of Shiloh; a brother, Raymond A. of Hopewell; a sister, Emma Webster of Fairton; a goddaughter, JoAnne Webster of Fairton; and four step-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, JoAnne Maxwell Pritchett.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Burial will be in Overlook Cemetery, Bridgeton.
Kenneth Paden Pritchett Jr. ~1963-2011Kenneth Paden Pritchett Jr., loving husband of Donna and father of Leslie, Greg, and Landon, passed away suddenly on November 23, 2011 at Kent General Hospital in Dover,
25 Nov 2011
DE. He was 44 years old. "Kenny", as he was affectionately called, was born on April 24, 1967 in Dover.
He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He blessed those of us who knew and loved him with his sense of humor and positive outlook on life. He possessed a contagious laugh and a generous heart, displayed through his final gift of organ donation. He served the Lord faithfully atCentral Mennonite Church for many years.
Kenny is survived by his wife and best friend of 23 years, Donna (Yoder) Pritchett, a daughter, Leslie Brooke Pritchett, and two sons, Gregory Lane Pritchett and Landon Scott Pritchett, all of Dover. His parents, Kenneth Sr. and Ann (Kramer) Pritchett, three brothers: David, Wesley, and Michael Pritchett, a sister, Crystal Tice, all ofDover, and many other loving relatives and friends. Kenny was preceded in death by a very special niece, Melanie Miller, age 13.
The viewing will be held Saturday, November 26, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Central Mennonite Church,
220 West Denneys Rd, Dover, DE. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 27, at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, Rt. 8 ( Forrest Ave), Dover,, DE. DE, with a viewing beginning 45 minutes prior to the service. Arrangements by Pippin Funeral Home, Wyoming
Marion L. Pritchett Parrish ~1921-2011
10 Oct 2011
Marion L. Parrish, of
Egg Harbor, NJ, and formerly of , passed away on Saturday October 8, 2011. She was 90. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Alberta Pritchett. Mrs. Parrish retired from National Publishing Co., Phila., after many years of service. Philadelphia, PA
She enjoyed reading, travelling, and buying clothes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, William M. Parrish, and her son, William H. "Chickie" Parrish.
She is survived by a daughter Marian Keebler and her husband James, of Egg Harbor, NJ; a step-sister, Gwendolyn "Dolly" Morris, of Lewes; a daughter-in-law, Ada Parrish, of Cheswold; 7 grandchildren: James, Daniel, Michelle, Ada, William, Marian, and Karen; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday October 14 at Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, 123 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, where friends may call at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in
, Rt. 13 and Rt. 42, Cheswold. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association DE Valley Chapter, Immanuel Union Cemetery 399 Market St., Ste. 102, Phil., PA 19106. To send a letter of condolence visit www.delmarvaobits.com. Arrangements are by Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, . Smyrna
Minous Pritchett 1930 -2009
28 Dec 2009
Funeral services will be held for Minous Pritchett at the First Church of the Nazarene, 350 West Park Drive, in Bridgeton, the church he so loved and where he dedicated his very life to t he Lord. The funeral is Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m., with a viewing on Monday night, Dec. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Both will be at the church. Minous was born in Cedarville to Mary and Irving Pritchett.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabelle; an infant son, Stephen; two brothe rs, Alex and Irving Pritchett; two sisters, Sarah Riley and Elsie Pierce. He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Vernie Pritchett; two children, Victoria Konschak and Dennis Pritchett; a stepson, Arthur Rennels; two sisters, Doris Charlesworth and Janie Pearce; one brother, Oscar Pritchett; four grandchildren, Dennis Pritchett Jr., Stephanie Neville, Emily Eppes and Ala ina Konschak; three step-grandchildren, Jacob and Nathan Rennels and Nicki Thompson; 6 great-grandchildren; Haley and Robby Neville, Kennedy Seeley, Tridon Mitts, Kaleb Hotchkinson and Ashlynn Rennels, and a multitude of fam ily and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the building project at the
First Church of the Nazarene, 350 West Park Drive, Bridgeton, NJ08302. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home Web site at www.padgettfuneralhome.com.
Noble Pritchett, Sr. ~1937-2004
28 May 2004
Noble Pritchett, Sr. age 67 of New Castle, DE died May 24, 2004 at home.
He was a retired truck driver and had been a devoted foster parent to over 30 children during the past 21 years. He also served in the United States Marine Corps, where he received a Purple Heart for his service in the Korean War and held the Golden Glove title in boxing.
He is survived by his beloved friend, Margaret Gray; 3 daughters, Alice Pritchett-Brooks and Jessica and Renae Pritchett; 4 sons, William, Brian and Franklin Pritchett and Antoine Wiggins; and 6 grandchildren, Nikki, Shameera, Taryn, Cherish and Shanasia Pritchett and Taylor Pritchett-Snow. He is also survived by 4 sisters, Agnes Hall, Laura Pritchett, Jeanette Sammons and Margie Dorsey; 1 son-in-law, Clarence Brooks; 2 daughters-in-law, Corrina and Darlene Pritchett; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Enoch and Edna Pritchett; his wife, Helen Pritchett; 3 sisters, Betty and Edna Pritchett and Leona Harris; and 3 brothers, Charles, Enoch and Thurman Pritchett.
There will be a memorial service at 11 am on Saturday, May 29, 2004, at the Eastpoint Church, Pencader Corporate Ctr., 205 Corporate Blvd., Suite C, Newark, DE. There will not be a viewing. To send condolences, visit www.houseofwrightmortuary.com Ministry of Comfort Entrusted to THE HOUSE OF WRIGHT MORTUARY 302-762-8448
Oscar L. Pritchett ~1935-2012
18 Jul 2012
Oscar L. Pritchett, 77, of
died unexpectedly on Monday, July 16, 2012, at home. Born in Maurice River Township , Mr. Pritchett was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Pritchett was retired as a senior corrections officer from Leesburg State Prison. He enjoyed gardening and visiting friends in the local nursing homes. He was an avid reader, especially the Bible. Deerfield Township
He is survived by his loving daughter, Debra Suierveld of
Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Zachary, Colin and Carly; brother, Harry of Florida; and two sisters, Janie Pierce of New Jerseyand Doris Charlesworth of . Millville
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the
, Central Baptist Church 9 N. 2nd St., Millville, where friends may call from 10 a.m. in the church. Burial will follow in , Greenwood Memorial Park 1001 East Broad Street, Millville, NJ 08332. Written condolences may be sent to: email@example.com.
Paul Pritchett 1919-2001
Paul Pritchett Age 82 of Wilmington, DE departed this life on Friday, October 26, 2001 at Hillside Nursing Home in Wilmington after a short illness. Paul was born on May 1, 1919 in Felton, DE to the late Maggie and Alvin Pritchett.
He attended public schools in Reeves Crossing and Berrytown, DE. Later he married his childhood sweetheart, Alice Louise Harris, and no children were born to this union. In November of 1942, Paul was drafted into the United States Army and was honorably discharged after serving 2 years. Paul and Louise then moved to Philadelphia, PA, where he later was employed for the Philadelphia Gas Company for some 35 years. In the year of 1969, Paul lost his wife, Louise. He later married his second wife, Sarah May, whom he lost in March of 1996. There were no children born to this union either.
Paul is survived by his twin sister, Pauline Torrence of Wilmington, DE; and 4 brothers, Charles Pritchett and his wife, Cynthia and John Pritchett and his wife, Ruth, all of Wilmington, Clayton Pritchett and his wife, Jesse of LA and Daniel Pritchett and his wife, Gwendolyn of CA. His 2 sisters-in-law, Helen Pritchett of Harrington, DE, Julia Scott of Frederica, DE; 2 stepchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 1 step great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive.
The funeral service will be held 11 am Friday, November 2 at the Bennie Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Dover, DE, where friends may call 2 hours prior to the service. Burial will be in the Williamsville Cemetery. Arrangements by BENNIE SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Dover, DE Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Priscilla Durham Pritchett ~1916-1997
Priscilla Pritchett, 81, of Fairfield Township died Monday evening at home. Born in Fairfield Township, daughter of the late Henry H. and Rebecka Mosley Durham, she was a homemaker.
Surviving are three sons, Alvin L. of Upper Deerfield Township and Eugene E. and George G., both of Fairfield; a daughter, Naomi of Fairfield; a brother, Irving Durham of Fairfield; a sister, Sarah Polly Croker of Palmyra; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frank C.; a son, Frank; two daughters, Mary Ellen and Becky; six brothers, Dick, Parker, Bill, Raymond, Hughie and Wilson Durham; and three sisters, Ann Ridgeway, Gertrude Pierce and Rebecca Coward.
Services will be noon Saturday in the Padgett Funeral Home 1107 State Highway 77, Carlls Corner, where friends may call,. after 11 a.m. Burial will be in Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Upper Deerfield.
Raymond Pritchett 1918-1994
1. Obituary: Raymond Pritchett, 76, of River Road, Hopewell Township, died Saturday morning at the South Jersey Hospital System, Bridgeton Division where he had been a patient for one month. He had been in failing health since March of this year.
Born in Cedarville, the son of the late Alex and Sadie Beckett Pritchett, he was the husband of the late Mildred Pierce Pritchett. He had lived at his present address for 22 years and been a Hopewell Township resident most of his life.
Prior to retirement eight years ago, Mr. Pritchett had been employed by the Cumberland County Road Department for eight years. Prior to that he was a self-employed farmer.
He is survived by two sons, James L. and Raymond A. Pritchett, both of Hopewell Township; one daughter, Emma Webster of Fairton; a brother, Goldie Pritchett of Fairfield Township; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by three brothers, Irving, Clifford and Frank Pritchett and one sister, Sara Reba Johnson.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Bridgeton with the Rev. Albert Shaw, pastor of the Bridgeton First Church of the Nazarene officiating. Interment will be made at Overlook Cemetery In Bridgeton. Friends may call on Tuesday morning one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Rebecca J. Pritchett ~1947-2001
11 Sep 2001
Rebecca J. Pritchett, 54 of Vineland, died at her home on Sunday morning. Born in Bridgeton, she moved to Vineland 14 years ago from Gouldtown. She was the daughter of Aritha Elliot Allen of Gouldtown and the late Leo Allen and wife of 37 years to Frances L. Pritchett.
In addition to her mother and husband she is survived by four sons; Michael of Bridgeton, Tyrone, Anthony and James all of Vineland; three daughters Tracy Cordova, Drystal and Aritha Pritchett all of Vineland; three brothers Leo Allen Jr., Mahlon Winrow both of Gouldtown, Richard Allen of Williamstown; three sisters Lydia Wallace of Vineland, Rita Pender of NC and Wanda Pierce of Bridgeton and 11 grandchildren. A son Frances, Jr., and a daughter Tonia Pritchett, predeceased her.
Services will be held Thursday at noon in the Edwards and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 208 E. Commerce Street, Bridgeton. Interment Fordville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday 6pm-8pm and 1 hour prior to services.
Susan Pritchett 1902-1990
22 Dec 1990
Contributed by Paul Johnson 14 Aug 2003
1. Obituary: Susan Pritchett, 88, of RD 4, Bridgeton-Fairton Road, Fairfield Township died Thursday in the South Jersey Hospital System, Bridgeton Division, where she had been a patient for four weeks. She had been in failing health for two years. Born in Dover, Del., the daughter of the late Louis and Minnie Carney Durham, she was the wife of the late Clifford Pritchett. She had resided at her present address for 25 years and had been a Bridgeton resident for many years.
She is survived by a son, Howard Pritchett of RD 4, Bridgeton, and a brother, Thomas Falenna of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Pritchett was pre-deceased by a son, Paul Pritchett.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. Francis E. Champion, pastor of the Fortescue Chapel, Monday at 11am from the Padgett Funeral Home, Route 77, Bridgeton. Interment will be made in Fernwood Memorial Park, Bridgeton. Friends may call Monday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
2. Newspaper obituaries contributed by Lorraine Johnson-Gregg 5 Mar 2001 -- In Memory Of Susan Pritchett Who Resided At Rd. 4, Bridgeton-Fairton Road Bridgeton, New Jersey (Date Of Birth September 30, 1902 Date Of Death December 20, 1990 Place And Time Of Services Monday, Deciemer 24,1990 11:00 Am Padgett Funeral Home Bridgeton, New Jersey Clergy Rev. Francis L Champion Place Of Interment Fernwood Memorial Park Bridgeton, New Jersey Arrangements By Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton, New Jersey
Of RD 4, Bridgeton-Fairton Rd., Bridgeton, N.J. on Thursday, Dec. 20, 1990, Susan Prichett, mother of Howard Prichett, aged 88 years. Due notice of funeral services will be given upon completion of the arrangements by the Padgett Funeral Home, State
Warren G.H. Pritchett Sr. ~1921-2003
23 August 2003
Warren G.H. Pritchett Sr. of Dover died after a long illness Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, in the Veterans Hospital, Elsmere. He was 82.
He leaves behind a wife, Louise Pritchett; three sons, Ronald, Bruce and Gordon, all of Dover; three daughters, Janice Carney of Harrington, Sheree Pritchett of Magnolia and Nina Lauer of Dover; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St., Dover. Services and burial will be private.
Warren G.H. Pritchett Jr. 1947-2002
22 Nov 2002
Warren G.H. Pritchett Jr. of Dover died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 55. Mr. Pritchett was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Dover, son of Warren G.H. Pritchett Sr. and Louise Seeney Pritchett of Dover.
He worked for Reichhold Chemical for almost 30 years in the maintenance department. He enjoyed going to horse shows and drag races, building cars, attending western movies and spending time with his family and friends. He loved all kinds of animals, raising chickens, pit bulls and emus. Mr. Pritchett attended Immanuel Union United Methodist Church in Cheswold and was a member of the Quarter Horse Association of Delaware.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 35 years, Shirley Pritchett of Dover; a son and daughter-in-law, Warren G.H. Pritchett III and Beth Pritchett of Clayton; a daughter and son-in-law, Abby and Ken Reichardt of Dover; three brothers, Ronald Pritchett, Bruce Pritchett and Gordon Pritchett, all of Dover; three sisters, Janice Carney of Harrington, Sharee Pritchett of Woodside and Nina Lauer of Dover; Judy Wortham, whom he considered a daughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. to noon Monday in the Immanuel Union United Methodist Church, U.S. 13 and Del. 42, Cheswold. Services and burial will be private. Arrangements by Torbert Funeral Chapel, Dover.
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