Kenneth N.'s Story
Kenneth N. Prescott, 92, of Bradford passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Wingate of Haverhill.
He was born in Merrimac, Mass., on Nov. 12, 1924, son of the late Carl W. and Jennie Mae (Nickerson) Prescott.
Ken attended Haverhill Trade School and at an early age served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He later served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was an auto mechanic for many years prior to his final 10 years of employment at Western Electric/AT&T Technologies.
Ken’s hobbies included bowling, golfing, building remote control model airplanes and boats, carpentry work and small engine repair. He was a kind and generous man who was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone when needed. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family. He was a member of the D.A.V. in Haverhill and attended the First Church of Christ in Bradford.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Joanne L. (Hastings) Prescott; daughters, Karen L. and her husband, Paul A. Wilson, and Kammy J. and her husband, Michael Lanza, all of Haverhill; two grandchildren, Andrew P. Wilson of Haverhill and Gerard M. Wilson and his wife, Jennifer, of Chelmsford; three great-grandchildren, Cullen, Oliver and Declan; his brother, Donald Prescott and his wife, Suzanne; sisters-in-law, Priscilla Prescott and Peg Prescott; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Carl Prescott and Raymond Prescott; sister, Marvis Ryan; and brother-in-law, Winn Ryan.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Wingate of Haverhill and Compassus Hospice for the wonderful care they provided to Ken while under their care.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. (Route 125), Bradford. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. in the First Church of Christ, 10 Church St., Bradford. Interment with Air Force honors will follow in the Village Cemetery, Chester, N.H. Contributions in his memory may be made to the First Church of Christ, 10 Church St., Bradford, MA 01835; your local veteran’s organization; or a charity of your choice. To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  October 8, 2017