Edward W. Prior

March 17, 1935 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 85)

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Ed died on December 18, 2020.  He was born in Whitinsville on March 17, 1935 to John and Josephine Stanovich.  Ed leaves his wife, Carole and two daughters; Karen, wife of James Pockey of Douglas and Pamela, wife of David Pierce of Whitinsville. His son, Michael David, died in 2015. He leaves 3 grandchildren; Justin Christopher Pierce of Shrewsbury, Matthew David Pierce of Oxford, and Meghan Richmond of Oxford. He also leaves two brothers; Frank Stanovich of Chagrin Falls, Ohio and Joseph Stanovich of Northbridge.

Ed was predeceased by four brothers; Raymond Stanovich  and John Stanovich, both of Uxbridge, William Prior of Florida and Joseph Prior of Northbridge.  He also was predeceased by 3 sisters; Pauline Paquette and Eleanor Tancrell, both of Uxbridge and Mary Clouart of Douglas.

He attended Northbridge High and Worcester Junior College.  He served in the United States Air Force from 1953 – 1957.  He was an accomplished artist and photographer and he enjoyed fishing, gardening, birdwatching and had a love for nature.

He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by many.

There will be no services at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8516.


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