A memorial service was held at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock for our very special angel, Ruth M. Pratt who arrived in heaven on Aug. 28. Ruth passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock.
She was born March 26, 1924, daughter of Robert and Stella (Harvey) Manley.
She attended Schools in Granville and Ludlow.
On July 24, 1942 she married Arthur L. Pratt in Lebanon, New Hampshire (Art passed on February 22, 1984).
Ruth worked for many years at Dewey’s Mills in Quechee, several years as cook at Guthrie’s Nursing Home in Woodstock and she was also a personal care giver for several Woodstock residences.
Ruth was a member of the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliary in White River Jct.
She was known as Gram or Grammy to everyone that had the pleasure of meeting her. She was a very precious lady and will be greatly missed by everyone, especially her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by three children; Lee and his wife Alice of Quechee, Pamela (Penny) Barry and her husband Alan of Newbury, New Hampshire and Debbie and her husband Ivan of Woodstock; six grandchildren; Ronald Pratt and his wife Beth, Robert Pratt, Orson White and his wife Katie, Elisabeth Epperberry and her husband Gabe, Brian Barry and his fiancé Jessica Benjamin, William Severance and his wife Ana Paula; eight great-grandchildren; Carter Pratt, Tucker and Josh Parker-Warwick, Oliver and Nora White, Jane and Peter Epperberry, and Dylan Severance; and by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; one brother Maurice Manley; and one sister Betty Pike.
In lieu of flowers you are encouraged to make donations to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock and on line guest book can be found at cabotfh.com