North Andover — Virginia (Sherman) Pratt, 97, of North Andover, Mass., died Saturday, June 21.
Mrs. Pratt and her husband moved from Danvers, Mass., to South Orleans in 1978, to South Yarmouth in 2000, and Mrs. Pratt moved to North Andover in 2006. She was a graduate of Medford High School, and a graduate of Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in 1936. She was a direct descendant of John Alden, one of the first colonists to arrive on the Mayflower. She was a member of the Captain Joshua Gray chapter of the D.A.R. and a member of the Federated Church of Orleans.
Two sons, Fred Jr. of Boston, and Richard S. of Exeter, N.H.; and five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, survive her.
ARRANGEMENTS: Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Memorial Fund of the Federated Church of Orleans, Orleans, Mass., the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, Mass., or to the charity of one’s choice. Memorial service is private with burial in Central Cemetery, Cohasset, Mass. To sign the family guest book, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.