Donald G. Pritchard, 84

Donald G. Pritchard
Donald G. Pritchard

Donald G. Pritchard, 84, a resident of West Lake Rd., Town of Oswego, passed away January 11, 2011 at the Oswego Hospital.

Born in the Town of Oswego, he was the son of the late Roger and Doris (Upcraft) Pritchard.

He was an US Army Veteran.

Don was a self employed Dairy Farmer.

He was a member of Grange, Dairylea Cooperative Inc., a past member of American Legion Post 268, Oswego Elks and a cooperative member of Oswego Town Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife Patricia (McConnell) Pritchard; five daughters, Deborah Sharkey, Penny (Dick) Bateman, Valerie Downing, Marla (Matthew) Berlin, Tricia (Shawn) Caroccio, all of Oswego; six sons, Kevin Pritchard, Roger (Mary Anne) Pritchard, both of Oswego; Alan (Grace) Pritchard of Myrtle Beach; Richard (Lori) Pritchard, Darrell (Joyce) Pritchard and Gregg (Bridget) Pritchard, all of Oswego; five brothers, Eugene (Evelyn) Pritchard of Sterling; Alfred (Irene) Pritchard of Oswego; Warren (Kathryn) Pritchard of Fair Haven; Robert (Ann) Pritchard of Oswego; Olin (Patricia) Pritchard of Hannibal; two sisters, Mary Joyce (Tom) Layo of Syracuse and Susan (Charles) Leavitt of E. Syracuse; a sister-in-law, Louise Pritchard; nineteen grandchildren, Kevin Pritchard Jr., Donny (Erin) Pritchard, Amy Gerth, Shannon (Brian) McManus, Shane (Shirley) Pritchard, Jesse Pritchard, Heather Pritchard, Jacqueline (John) Cowher, Ricky Pritchard, Nick Pritchard, Kristy (Preston) Guyton, Craig Bateman, Kasey (David) Pauldine, Katelyn Bateman, Mark Berlin, Aaron Berlin, Ben Pritchard, Kara Pritchard, Alec Caroccio, Aiden Caroccio, Jordan Caroccio; great-grandchildren, Ricky and Ryan Gerth, Cayden McManus, Ethan Pritchard, Sophie and Carson Guyton and Brody Pauldine.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Violet Somers, daughter, Linda Pritchard, granddaughter, Wendy Pritchard and a brother, Glen Pritchard.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the Southwest Oswego United Methodist Church. Spring burial will be in Rural Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8p.m. Friday, at the funeral home, 11 West Albany St. Oswego, and Saturday, 9:30 to 10:30a.m., prior to the service at the Church.

Donations can be made to the Oswego Town Volunteer Fire Department, 640 Co Rt. 20, Oswego or the Southwest Oswego United Methodist Church, 7721 St. Rt. 104 West Oswego.

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  1. To the Pritchard Family–
    Our thoughts, prayers and hearts go out to all of you in this time of your grief. The loss of a hard working farmer, husband, father, grandfather is hard for the whole community.
    Kayln & Ronnie Sharp

  2. Our thoughts are with the family in this time of need. Wishing we could be there to pay our last respects but right now just not able to so sorry just know that everyone is in our hearts and prayers Mr Pritchard was a good man and will be greatly missed

  3. Roger, Kevin & all,

    We are very sorry for your loss of a loved one. Sorry not to see you.

    A lot of memories.

    Tony Joe & Jackie

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