Herbert J. Pritchard, longtime resident of Milford, beloved husband to the late Madeline Pritchard, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at home with his loving family by his side.

He was the son of the late Herbert R. and Adele Pritchard.

Loving father and grandfather, Herb’s greatest joy was spending time with his family and cheering on his beloved Patriots during football season.

He is survived by his sons: Lorrand, Dean, Herbert (Nancy), James (Thondra) and Austin (Maria); daughter: Jo-Ann (John) Haring; grandchildren: Lisa (Dominick) Falso, Christina (Brian) Finch, Jodie (Kevin) Auyer, Betsy (Michael) Backman, Evan Pritchard, Kevin (Betsy) Haring, Julie Haring, Becky Pritchard, Herbie Pritchard, Rachel Pritchard and Jennie Smith; six great grandchildren; sisters: Delores Jaser, Norma Fitzpatrick; sister-in-law: Goldie Hood; many loving nieces and nephews; the Thomas family of ME, and dear friend Wayne Davis.

In addition to his parents and wife, Herb was predeceased by his son Michael and daughter-in-law, Sharon.

A Gathering of Friends and Family to celebrate Herb’s life was held on Monday, April 7, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT. 06460. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice in Herb’s name.

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