June Kemery Pratt passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 20, 2021 at her home at the age of 92. She was born at the Chester County Hospital on September 23, 1928.
The daughter of Clarence H. Kemery and Olive McCardle Kemery she lived in East Bradford
Township then at the age of 10 she moved to West Chester. June graduated from West Chester High School in 1946. She married Carroll Howard Pratt September 29, 1951, they were married for 58 years until his death on January 24, 2010. She was preceded by her sister A. Elaine Cook.
June is survived by her son, Kenneth Carroll Pratt and wife Lisa (Hopkins), daughter Darlene
Carol Pratt Pratola and husband Ralph, four grandsons Tyler K. and Conner W. Pratt, Matthew A. (Stephanie) and Jeffrey M. Pratola and great granddaughter Nadia V. Pratola and also several nieces and nephews.
During her teen years June became a ventriloquist with Herbie her dummy and would perform at many clubs, churches, and grange meetings in West Chester and neighboring counties.
June is a member of New Garden Friends Meeting and Kennett Senior Center. She was a member of London Grove Grange #63 for over 70 years. June met her husband Carroll through grange activities and throughout the years would attend State and National Granges. She was formerly a member of Hockessin Friendship Group, Evergreen Garden Club and the Crafty Ladies Club. She was a volunteer weather observer and a certified Food Handler for Chester County. She loved to cook and bake. She was particularly known for her coconut cake and Christmas cookies.
She enjoyed feeding birds and traveling throughout the United States, Canada and several foreign countries with her husband but particularly like to travel to Lakeland, FL to visit friends and take family vacations yearly to Ocean City, NJ. June really enjoyed attending family gatherings and grange activities.
You can visit with the family on Thursday, February 25th from 12:00pm-1:00pm with a memorial service immediately following at New Garden Friends Meeting, 875 Newark Road Toughkenamon, PA. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in June’s name can be made to Willow Tree Hospice 616 East Cypress Street Kennett Square, PA 19348 or Kennett Friends Home 147 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.
To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com
Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA
Willow Tree Hospice
Kennett Friends Home
VisitationFebruary 25, 2021 12:00-1:00 New Garden Friends Meeting
875 Newark Road
Memorial ServiceFebruary 25, 2021 1:00 New Garden Friends Meeting
875 Newark Road
BurialBurial will be at the convenience of the family.
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