Obituaries: Margaret Sheila Pritchard


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Mrs. Margaret Sheila Pritchard of Verona passed away peacefully at her home on July 23, 2010.

Born in Motherwell, Scotland, she came to the United States in 1948 and has resided in Verona for 50 years, where she enjoyed life with family and friends and walks in the Park.

Family and friends will be received in the Prout Funeral Home,  370 Bloomfield Ave., on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. Burial services on Monday will be private.

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She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Harry Pritchard, Sr., her three children Harry Pritchard, Jr. and John T. Pritchard, both of Verona, and her daughter Donna Bannon and her husband Robert of Point Pleasant. She is also survived by her loving granddaughter, Ashley Pritchard of Verona.

Memorial donations to the Verona Rescue Squad or Hospice of New Jersey would be appreciated.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Now back in Verona, she contributes to a variety of publications and Web sites, and consults on social media. In Verona, she serves on the Verona Environmental Commission and HBW SCA, and has been part of many other civic and religious groups in town. A graduate of Rutgers University’s Environmental Stewards program, she has also run an after-school program on the environment for elementary school children here. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]


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