Paul Pritchard Sr.
CAMBRIDGE - Paul Pritchard Sr., 88, of Cambridge passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017, at UMSMC at Dorchester. He was born in Cambridge on Dec. 4, 1928, and was a son of the late Jack and Della Jackson Shorter. He attended schools in Cambridge. Mr. Pritchard served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On Feb. 13, 1953, he married the former Mary Lee Cole, who passed away on Oct. 22, 1990. He was a cook for Eastern Shore State Hospital. Mr. Pritchard enjoyed gardening, loved the water and was an avid reader. He was a member of the American Legion Post 91, and he was also attending Sunnyside Alliance Church in Secretary. Mr. Pritchard was also one of the founders of Cambridge Little League. He is survived by a son, Leonard Pritchard of Georgetown; a daughter-in-law, Karen Pritchard of Cambridge; two grandchildren, Michael Pritchard of Cambridge and Angela Morris of Pennsylvania; a great-grandson, Joshua David Morris; a brother, Harry Pritchard of Hebron; and a nephew, Larry Pritchard. Besides his parents and wife, Mr. Pritchard is preceded in death by a son, Paul Pritchard Jr. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home P.A. in Cambridge with Pastor Mark Brumley officiating. Interment will follow at the Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803.
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