2012-09-06 / Obituaries

Barbara M. (Taylor) Pritchard


M. (Taylor)

Pritchard, 86, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 20, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Major John Pritchard.

Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late John Taylor and Alice (Thompson) Champlin. Barbara was a 1945 graduate of Rogers High School.

She was an active member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and served on the altar guild for 40 years. Barbara was a watercolor artist and an avid reader.

She leaves her beloved children, Dianne Pritchard, Daniel Pritchard and his wife Anne, David Pritchard and his partner Jillian, Deborah Pritchard Britton and her husband Bruce, and Dale Pritchard Rocha and her husband Jim; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Walter Taylor, and stepsister of the late Kenneth Champlin.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew’s in Jamestown. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 317, Jamestown, RI 02852.

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