Rose M. Pritchett, 91, of Galatia, passed away 12:40 a.m. Monday Jan. 4, 2013, at the Harrisburg Medical Center.
She was born April 11, 1921, in Bicknell, Ind., to Charles and Elizabeth (Barta) Takacs. She married William Roy Pritchett on Aug. 16, 1941, and he preceded on Nov. 9, 1987. Rose was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church and the lady's auxiliary there.
Surviving is a son, William C. "Rusty" (Carla) Pritchett, Galatia; four grandchildren, Paula Cullum of Evansville, Ind., Bill Pritchett of Houston, Texas, Keith Pritchett of Eldorado and Mary Rose Pritchett of Evansville, Ind.; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ester Melton and Helen Fougnies.
She was preceded by her parents; husband; daughter, Sharon Rose Abney; and brother and sisters, Margaret Takacs, Charlie Takacs, Liz Stefane, Frank Takacs, Steve Takacs, Joe Takacs and Tersa Takacs.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday Feb. 7, 2013, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Harrisburg with visitation 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia. Father Abraham will officiate with burial in the Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to the family's choice.