Mary J. Pracht

March 19, 1922 ~ October 7, 2019 (age 97)


 Mary J. Pracht, of Warwick, died October 7, 2019 at Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter H. Pracht.
Born in Hartford, CT, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Sadie (Keough) Hopper.
Mary was a graduate of Classical High School, she was an avid traveler, a voracious reader, and was kind and generous to her family and many friends. She enjoyed crossword puzzles to promote a healthy brain, and supported all of the New England sports teams, especially the Boston Bruins. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
The Pracht family would like to thank the entire staff at Brentwood Nursing Home for their kindness and care of their beloved Mary.
She leaves a son, John W. Pracht and his wife Hilda, a daughter, Barbara M. Pracht, three grandchildren, Garrett Pracht and his wife Sara, Susan Pracht, and Nathan Pracht and his wife Rebecca, and three great grandchildren, Jordan, Seth, and Jack Pracht. She was the sister of the late James Hopper Sr., and Thomas Hopper.
Her funeral will begin at 7:45 am on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road (Rt. 117) Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am in Saint Clement Church, 111 Long Street, Warwick. Burial will follow in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.
Visiting hours Friday, October 18, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mohr Library, 1 Memorial Avenue Johnston, RI 02919 or Hospice Care VNA of Care New England 51 Health Lane Warwick, RI 02886 in her memory would be appreciated. For directions, and online condolences, please visit

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October 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home
142 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

October 19, 2019

7:45 AM
Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home
142 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Mass of Christian Burial
October 19, 2019

9:00 AM
Saint Clement Church (Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter)

October 19, 2019

10:30 AM
Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery
301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI 02822


Mohr Library
1 Memorial Avenue, Johnston RI 02919

Hospice Care VNA of Care New England
51 Health Lane, Warwick RI 02886

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