Robert F. Pritchard, 81

Robert F. Pritchard, 81, a resident of Fourth Ave. Oswego, passed away August 18, 2011 at home.

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

He worked at Marathon and Hammermill before going to Alcan in 1964. He retired from Alcan as the Reroll Shipping foreman in 1986. He and his wife Ann lived in Winterhaven, FL for several years and returned to live in Oswego 4 years ago.

Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and playing pool. He was a member of the Elks #271.

Surviving are his wife, Ann (Turner) Pritchard; three daughters, Christine Pritchard of Vista, CA; Sherry (Paul) Zaryski and Cindy Bosco, both of Oswego; two sons, David (Nancy) Pritchard of Richmond, KY; Thomas (LuAnn) Pritchard of Hannibal; four brothers, Eugene (Evelyn) Pritchard, Alfred (Irene) Pritchard, Warren (Kathryn) Pritchard and Olin (Patricia) Pritchard; two sisters, Mary Joyce (Tom) Layo and Susan (Charles) Leavitt; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Glenn and Donald Pritchard.

Funeral Services will be held at 3p.m. Sunday at the Nelson Funeral Home. Calling hours will be held 1pm. to 3pm., prior to the service, at the funeral home 11 West Albany St. Oswego.

Donations can be made to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com