Charles H. (Pete) Pruitt, Sr., formerly of Langhorne PA, died on November 30, 2014 at the age of 82. Son of Edwin Lee Pruitt and Dora Richardson Pruitt, he was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 3, 1932.
He was predeceased by his siblings Walter E. Pruitt, Doris Pruitt, Mary Pruitt Preziosi and his nephew Lt. Andrew Walter Pruitt, USN.
Mr. Pruitt was a proud veteran of the U.S.Army. He was a long time member of the Carpenter’s Union Local No. 1073 of Philadelphia, PA.
Mr. Pruitt was a 32nd Degree Mason and a dual member of Newtown Lodge No. 427 and Concordia Lodge No. 67, Jenkintown, PA. He was also a member of LuLu Temple, Plymouth Meeting, PA where he was a Shriner Clown. He was very active with Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dolores (nee Lafferty), his sons Charles H. Pruitt, Jr., Michael William Pruitt, siblings William A. Pruitt, Richard L. Pruitt and Flora Melletier and his grandchildren Caroline Nicole Pruitt and Jake Charles Pruitt.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 1:00 at Langhorne Methodist Church, Langhorne, PA.
A Masonic Service will be held prior to that at 12:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa. or The Langhorne Methodist Church, Roof Replacemment. Maple Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047.
Arrangements through Faust Funeral Home, Hulmeville, PA 19047. Phone (215) 757-6662.