Priscilla J. (Richard) Prescott, 91, wife of the late Carl W. Prescott, passed away Nov. 4 in Haverhill with her loving family by her side.
Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Florian and Anna (Quintal) Richard. Raised and educated in Haverhill, Prescott attended St. Joseph’s School, graduating in 1941 and was a graduate of St. James High School with the class of 1945. In 1954 she married her husband Carl and started their family. She was employed at Marble Motors in Haverhill as a bookkeeper and worked at All Saints Church in Haverhill for over 25 years as bookkeeper. She was active in St. Joseph’s and All Saints parish communities and was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne of All Saints Parish. Prescott enjoyed watching her grandkids, doing puzzles, and watching football, especially the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. She enjoyed spending her summers with family in their Hampton Beach house and later on in their home in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Every year her family looked forward to her Thanksgiving stuffing and refrigerator cake. A devoted wife, mother and Mémère, she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Prescott is survived by her children, Debra Perkins and her husband Danny of Kingston, N.H., Peter Prescott of Ft. Kent, Maine, her sister, Claire Scanlon and her husband Joseph of Venice, Fla., six beloved grandchildren, Jared and Deborah Perkins, Rebecca Perkins, Connor and Katrina Prescott and Alison, Harrison and Katherine Prescott; her great-granddaughter, Evelyn Rose Prescott; in-laws Donald and Suzanne Prescott and Joanne Prescott; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Carl, who passed in 2005, she was predeceased by her sister, Lorraine St. Pierre and brother Norman Richard.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday, Nov. 9 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hilldale Avenue, Haverhill. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill or a charity of one’s choice.