Jay N. Pratt, Sr., 81, of Limerick, husband of the late Norma Dawn (Moyer) Pratt, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 4, 2022 at Phoenixville Hospital with his son and daughter-in-law by his side.
Born in Somerset Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late William and Dorothy (Kelly) Pratt.
Jay grew up in Bobtown, PA and graduated from Mapletown High School in Greene County.
Jay was a big fan of the Philadelphia sports teams, especially the Eagles and Phillies and enjoyed watching the games on TV and discussing them with family and friends.
He also enjoyed watching horse racing and having breakfast out on an almost daily basis. He always looked forward to meeting up with his son and daughter- in- law for dinner several times a week.
Jay loved spending time with his family and many friends and enjoyed the many simple blessings life offered him.
He worked as a park ranger with the Montgomery County Park System retiring from that role and also drove a school van for special needs students for STA for over 20 years.
Jay truly enjoyed helping people and he will be dearly missed. His graciousness and kindness will always be remembered by all who knew him.
Surviving is his son Steven Pratt husband of Melissa “Missy”; and his brother George “Bill” Pratt.
Along with his wife and parents, Jay was predeceased by his sister Betty Spanovich and brothers Harlan Ray Pratt and Roger Pratt.
Steven and Missy also express their deep appreciation to Dad’s medical teams who showed kindness and compasionate care over the years including Pottstown Tower Health Oncology; Amin Medical Center; Cardiology Consultants; and most recently the Phoenixville Hospital doctors, nurses and support staff.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday October 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ltd., 595 W. Main St., Trappe, PA 19426. Interment will follow at Limerick Garden of Memories. Visitation will be held Thursday from 9:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jay’s memory to Meals On Wheels, 1976 E. High St., #203, Pottstown, PA 19464.