Obituary: Mary 'Emily' Pruyn, 89, of Marblehead

The obituary for Mary "Emily" (Anton) Pruyn, 89, of Marblehead.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
Mary "Emily" (Anton) Pruyn, age 89, of Marblehead, died peacefully on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Sawtelle Hospice House of Reading.

She was born in NJ.

The loving wife of the late William J. Pruyn, she is survived by her children William Pruyn and his wife Kathy, Barbara Wade and her husband Tom, Ann Marie Pruyn, Stephen Pruyn, and the late Marilyn Pruyn and Christopher J. Pruyn, ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mary served as a Girl Scout and Cub Scout Leader of many years. A communicant of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Marblehead, she was an active member of the Bernadines with the Holy Name Church in West Roxbury. She was an avid gardener. Many of her weekends were spent sailing with Bill off the Marblehead coast on the Argonaut.

A Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 AM in the Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home 142 Elm Street, Marblehead, followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady, Star of the Sea Church Marblehead at Noon. Burial in Waterside Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association ., 330 Congress St., 5th FL, Boston, MA 02210 or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation , 89 South Street, Suite 406, Boston, MA 02111.


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