November 22, 1929 ~ August 23, 2009
Greece: Sunday, August 23, 2009. Predeceased by his wife, Phyllis (Joyce) Pratt; brothers, Thomas, William and Richard. Survived by his children, Steven (Mary Chris) Pratt, Karen (Samuel) Bonacci, Karl (Donna) Pratt; brother, Robert Pratt; sister, Margaret (Arthur) Russi; grandchildren, Anthony (Michelle) Bonacci, Christine (David) Blonsky, Stephanie (Steve) Balderston, Mark (Jennifer) Bonacci, Brandon Pratt, Kacey Pratt; great-grandchildren, Amaerys, Jack, Brody, Nicholas, Paige; special companion, Joi Mulhern; several nieces, nephews and cousins. John was a proud Navy Veteran of the Korean War. Friends may call Wednesday 4-7 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will follow calling Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Private Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the University of Rochester Medical Center, Palliative Care Program, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 687, Rochester, NY 14642 in his memory.
Dear Stevem, Karen and Karl, And the
rest of the Pratt Family.
We were saddened to hear of your dad’s passing. he was a great person, both of
your parents were.
I remember the many times we all got
together for celbrations betwen the Gurznski & Pratt & Kilbourn Families.
May all of the love and memeories live on
in all your hearts of your dad today and
always and the saddness your all feeling now, soon will pass.
Please accept our sincere sympanthy in
your loss. We are currently out of town.
Ann Lorraine & James Foehner
I want to offer my sympathy to the Pratt family. I only knew John through his good friend, Joi. I found him to be a special, quiet but a true gentle man. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Karl, Donna and Family
Barb and I were very saddened to hear about your Father. We fondly remember your parents coming to our softball games and being two of our greatest fans. I know that was only a small part of their being great parents. Please express our sympathy to your family and know that the memory of your Father brings a smile to many faces. We miss seeing you guys and hopefully our paths will cross soon. Tom and Barb Tydings
My deepest sympathy to the Pratt family. I remember Mr. Pratt as a gentle soul who loved his family deeply. May God bless him as he is laid to rest.
My deepest sympathy to the Pratt family. John was a truly great person and will be truly missed by myself and all of his friends from The Long As We Live Hunt Club. God bless you John, you have gone to a better place.
My deepest sympathy to your family. I wanted all of you to know I enjoyed caring for your dad. In the three days that I cared for him he made an ever lasting impression. It was a pleasure to work with your family. Thank-you Dawn Schmitt (your dad’s nurse practitioner)
Steve and Mary Chris ,
Sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you.
May God Bless you and your family
To Steve and Mary Chris, Karen and Sam and Carl and Donna,
My deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
We will miss John very much. John and Joi have been to many functions with us and we love them both. Despite his health, he always made his best effort to be sociable and never complained once. John was a special guy.