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William Prentice

William Prentice

Saturday, January 31st, 1931 Monday, April 8th, 2019

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Obituary for William Aitken Prentice

William Aitken Prentice, age 88, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away at his home on Monday, April 8, 2019. Born in Colver, PA on January 31, 1931, he was the son of the late Robert and Isabella Aitken Prentice.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Prentice, served honorably during the Korean Conflict. He continued his service as an accountant working for the Bureau of Census, retiring as Chief of the Finance Division in 1986, after 30 years of service. He was a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Surviving is his wife of 30 years, Doris Atkins Prentice, whom he married on August 14, 1988; three children, Robert Scott, Brian Michael, and William Allen Prentice; three step-children, Bret A. Fisher, LuAnn E. Fisher, and Karen E. DeVito; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Jeannette Giles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Ann Bobby.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 2 PM at the Presbyterian Church of the Falling Spring, 221 N. Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17201, where Rev. Dr. Andrew Hart will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private in Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Davidsonville, MD.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Nation Parkinson’s Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    The Presbyterian Church of the Falling Spring
    221 North Main Street
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, April 13th, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    The Presbyterian Church of the Falling Spring
    221 North Main Street
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, April 13th, 2019
    2:00pm

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