Edith Prentiss, 88, recently residing at Applewood Rehabilitation Center of Winchester, NH died at Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, NH after a period of declining health.
She was born on March 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Ernest and Tyyne (Jarvis) Meattey.
Edith attended local schools and graduated from Keene High School in 1948.
She married George Prentiss in Fitzwilliam, NH and she resided there for many years raising her family. Edith worked for many years in various locations including Sprague and Carlton in Keene, NH, HofCo in Fitzwilliam, NH, Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, NH and retiring from the Keene Senior Center in Keene.
When she wasn’t working Edith enjoyed time spent planting flowers, feeding wild birds, sewing and knitting to name just a few. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandsons, Matthew and Brian. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. Edith was a longtime proud member of the Jaffrey VFW Post 5613.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, George Prentiss, her sons, John Meattey and Michael Prentiss and her brother, David Meattey.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Christina and William Weston of Rindge, NH, her grandsons Matthew Alejandro of Peterborough, NH, and Brian Alejandro and his wife Elisha of Milford, NH, her brother, Ernest Meattey Jr. of Hinsdale, NH and her sister, Marjorie Caouette of Winchendon, MA, three great-grandchildren, Carter, Colby and Adriana, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In accordance with Edith’s wishes there will be no calling hours held.
A funeral service will take place on Friday, March 6, 2020 in the Cournoyer Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 AM with Pastor David Jadlocki officiating. Burial will be private for the family in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Fitzwilliam, NH in the spring.