In memory of
John R. Pruitt
PRUITT John R. of Revere, on March 14, 2017 at 61 years. Cherished son of the late Paul R. Pruitt and Joan (Altri) Pruitt. Loving and devoted husband of 24 years to Former Revere School Committeewoman Donna E. (Costa) (Wood) Pruitt of Revere, also lovingly survived by her children, Kristen M. Wood of Peabody and Robert M. Wood and his wife Jennifer of North Reading. He was the proud grandfather of Olivia and Addison, they were his sun and moon. He was dear brother to his identical twin; the late Paul W. Pruitt. He is also lovingly survived by many extended family, friends, players and coaches. Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home, for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, on Saturday, April 22, at 10:00 A.M., followed by a Memorial Funeral Mass in Holy Rosary Church, 1015 Shirley Street, Winthrop at 11:00 A.M. Visiting Hours will be on Friday from 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Parking is available in the lot left of the funeral home. Interment will be private. John worked for Brigham's Ice Cream for over 25 years as well as coaching Babe Ruth Baseball in Revere. He was also an assistant coach at St. John's Prep alongside his twin brother, Paul. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St. Wellesley, MA 02481. For more visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com
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