July 29, 1921 ~ March 15, 2008
Greece: After a courageous battle with cancer, Paula died peacefully on March 15, 2008 at age 86. Paula was predeceased by her son Ronald E. Pritchard, and is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 70 years, Roy E. Pritchard; children, Carol (Richard) Coombe, Cathleen (Lester) Abbamonte, Thomas (Larraine) Pritchard; grandchildren Paula (James) Smith, Laura (Lawrence) Lloyd, Maureen (John) Palmerini, Beth (Jeffrey) Nagel, Timothy (Allison) Abbamonte, Justin Pritchard (Jackie Boulware), Phillip Pritchard, Ronald (Tammy) Pritchard, Marjorie (Todd) Luzzi, Todd Pritchard, Jennifer Pritchard; and 23 great-grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Mack, Laura (Ed) Wojtalak, Beverly (Floyd) Michielson; brother William Matteson; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Pritchard and Dolores (James) Turner; and many nieces and nephews.Paula's family appreciates all the loving care provided by Dr. Cynthia Angel and her entire staff, as well as the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center.No prior calling hours. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., at St. Lawrence Church, 1000 N. Greece Road. Entombment will be held privately in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, 2652 Ridgeway Avenue, Rochester, NY 14626.