Dorothy Pratt

Obituary of Dorothy Pratt

          Dorothy M. Pratt, 99, of Hannibal, passed away on Monday, November 27 at Oswego Hospital following a sudden illness. She was the daughter of the late, John and Isabel Longley Matson. Dorothy had worked for many years as manager of Matson Lumber Company in Hannibal. She was a member of the Hannibal United Methodist Church. Dorothy enjoyed bowling and was a member of the Fulton Bowling Hall of Fame and the National 600 Bowling Club. She also enjoyed playing golf and was a charter member of Griffin’s Greens Golf Club, and was an avid Yankees baseball fan.

          She was predeceased by her two husbands, Robert Ford and Kenneth Pratt, by a son, Jerron Pratt and a brother, Robert Matson.

          Surviving are her children, Gary (Linda) Ford of Hannibal, Sharon (Jerry) Allen of Fulton and Sandie (Joseph) Blanchard of Hannibal; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

          There are no calling hours or services. In Dorothy’s memory, contributions are requested to be made to the Hannibal United Methodist Church, PO Box 89, Hannibal, NY 13074. Foster Funeral Home, Inc. in Hannibal has care of the arrangements.