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Edna Pritchett

Edna “Sis” Lorraine Pritchett, 94, formerly of Cambridge passed away Thursday morning August 10, 2017 at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford DE.

Born November 7, 1922 in Cambridge she was the daughter of the late Edna Orem Jones and William Jones, Jr.

She attended the local schools and graduated from Cambridge High School with the Class of 41. On March 21, 1943 she married her high school sweetheart Nathan Pritchett. They were an example of the perfect couple, enjoyed traveling, music, dancing, motorcycle riding and just spending all of their time together. Nathan passed away in 1977.

“Sis’ began a career with Dorchester Water Company as a clerk in 1952 and eventually became the office manager. After the City acquired the water system in 1959 she continued on with the Municipal Utilities Commission as office manager and retired in 1983 after 31 years of service.

Everyone knew “Sis” a caring person. After Nathan’s death she brought her mother to live with her and took care of her until her passing in 1990.

She was very fond of all wildlife and most importantly dogs and cats. “Sis” spent a great deal of her life taking care of her pets and also the many strays that would also show up for some food and loving. A huge warm heart has now left us but her legacy of love lives on.

Surviving are her cousins Janis Bealifeld of Georgetown, DE with whom she made her home due to her failing health, Thelma Gosnell, Marcella Schmidt, Veronica Martz, Lorraine Conway, Donna Rice and her husband Phil, along with extended family and friends.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband were her twin infant daughters and a sister Norma Lee Jones.

A viewing will be held Monday, August 14, 2017 from 10:30 am till 1:30 pm at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. Funeral service to follow beginning 1:30 pm. Officiating will be Rev. A. Delmer Willey, Jr.

Interment will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Kitty City Rescue, PO Box 1259, Cambridge, MD 21613.

To share online condolences please visit www.newcombcollins.com

Viewing and Visitation with Family

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM ,Monday, August 14, 2017
Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
308 High Street Cambridge, MD 21613

Funeral Service

1:30 PM ,Monday, August 14, 2017
Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
308 High Street Cambridge, MD 21613


2:30 PM ,Monday, August 14, 2017
Dorchester Memorial Park
5391 Aireys Rd. Cambridge, MD 21613

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Extending deepest sympathy to family and friends in this time of sorrow. Please find comfort in knowing that soon all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus' voice and come out. (John 5:28,29) Until that blessed day, may Jehovah, the God of all comfort, grant you peace while many fond memories warm your hearts.

Annie Wingfield Sep 30 2017 12:00 AM

My dear wife and I would like to extend our condolences for the loss of your loved one. All of us have experienced the pain of death in some way sad to say. And, so, at difficult times like this we are confronted with the stark reality of how precious and fragile life surely is! So, my wife and I send this condolence to you with the hope that we can in some small way comfort you as it has comforted us with what the Bible reveals to us about GOOD NEWS from Almighty God. Please be assured that we are in no way trying to impose our faith on you; but we sincerely just want to extend comfort to you during your grief (Proverbs 17:17). As recorded in the Bible, God's only-begotten son, Jesus promises that one day he is personally going to bring back to life all those who have died, just as he did when he was on earth as a man (John 5:28, 29). Just as death is an enemy to us, it is also an enemy to God (1 Corinthians 15:26). For that reason, as well as others, He promises to remove FOREVER all the pain, suffering, wickedness, and DEATH that mankind has had to endure for thousands of years (Revelation 21:3-5; Psalm 37:10, 11, 29). What a glorious and unbelievable day that will be! It's a reality because we know God cannot lie (Titus 1:2; Isaiah 55:10, 11). It is our hope that you NOT take our word for what we've written; but that you please take a moment to read and meditate on all these referenced scriptures in your own Bible. We are confident you will be comforted by the marvelous hope God has in store for us (Psalm 1:1-3; John 17:3). Our thoughts and prayers are sincerely with all of you.

George & Christine Ragusa Aug 16 2017 12:00 AM

I worked for little over a year with Sis many years ago at MUC. She was fun to work with and nice person. Unforgettable person.

Barbara Insley Aug 14 2017 12:00 AM

Will always rember her .

Barry W. Adkins Aug 12 2017 12:00 AM