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Edward Pratt, 91

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Edward Alfred Pratt, 91, of Williamstown died on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Sweetbrook Nursing Home.

He was born in Housatonic, Mass., on June 13, 1929, a son of the late Frank & Myrtle (Meyers) Pratt. He attended schools in Williamstown. After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He proudly served his country and was a decorated veteran during the Korean War. This pride followed him his entire life. He made great effort to acknowledge all veterans and their commitment to the branches of which they served.

Ed was a long-time employee of Grundy’s Garage in Williamstown, after which he own and operated Pratt Lawn Service. He ran the business until his retirement.

Ed was an active member of the Williamstown American Legion, Post 152, where he served as a chaplain and was a past commander. He was also a member of the Williamstown AFAM Masonic Lodge.

Ed married his first wife, the former Virginia Towslee. She predeceased him in 1972. He leaves his wife, Barbara Green Pratt. Besides his wife, survivors include his daughter, Christine Gregory of Cheshire; and his son, Michael Edward Pratt of Bennington.

He was predeceased by his son, Gary Steven Pratt in 2009; as well as seven sisters and three brothers.

Funeral notice: A service to celebrate the life of Edward Pratt will be held Thursday July 2, 2020, at 11 a.m. with full military and Masonic honors in the Veterans Section of the Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown, Mass. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Ed was a great guy. Knew him my entire life.. RIP ED
from: Billon: 06-30-2020

My deepest condolences to the family. May this sweet man rest easy.
from: Amberon: 06-29-2020

My condolences to Christine and family. When Ed And I we’re taking, his Eyes would light up and he would have a big smile when he talk about his family, military service , and life in general ! The first time I meet Ed the first thing I knew is that Ed was a big hearted man! Rest In Peace Ed 😇 Thank You for being my friend !!! ❤️
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