Carolyn E. Coleman Pratt

February 9, 2013

PLESSIS, N.Y.    Carolyn E. Coleman Pratt, 73, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, in the comfort of her family.

Born on April 21, 1939, in Watertown, the daughter of Daniel and Margaret Carlin Coleman, she attended Immaculate Heart Academy in Watertown.

She married Percy A. Pratt on May 21, 1957, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Watertown. The marriage later ended in divorce

Carolyn was a homemaker, raising seven children. She had a home cake decoration business and provided babysitting services. She also worked at the Indian River High School for a short period of time as an aide.

Survivors include four daughters and their husbands, Sheryl and Eric Jendrock of MA, Susan and Dennis Hunter of Plessis, Teresa and Roy Eiss of WA, Christine and Michael Stiso of CT; two sons and their wives, Patrick and Jackie Pratt of Dexter, Daniel and Kim Pratt of Watertown; two sisters and three brothers, Maryjane and her husband, Robert Deline, Corlene and her husband, Robert Taylor, James Coleman, Patrick and his wife, Dorothy Coleman, Michael and his wife, Ginger Coleman; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A son, Scott L. Pratt, passed before her.

The funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Redwood, with Rev. Douglas Comstock officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery will be in the spring.

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa.

Donations may be made to the Volunteer Center of Jefferson County, 203 N. Hamilton Street, Watertown, NY, 13601.

Condolences may be made online at

Information provided by Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc. and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.