Alun Pritchard
Sunday
9
September

calling hours

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Daly Funeral Home
242 McClellan Street
Schenectady, New York, United States

Obituary of Alun Pritchard

Alun Pritchard, 77 of Schenectady, peacefully passed into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born in Rutland, VT, Alun was the son of the late Emrys and Catherine (Pugh Jones) Pritchard; and husband of Mary D'Ercole Pritchard. Alun graduated from Poutlney High School and then entered the US Air Force.After his service Alun graduated from Castleton State College on his way to a 34 year career as a Social Studies Teacher at Shenendehowa Middle School.He was an avid singer and member Octavos, Burnt Hills Oratorio, Union Presbyterian Church and Mohawk Valley Choral Groups for many years. He and Mary traveled often, during school breaks, and even more once retired.In addition to his wife, Alun is survived by his children, Michael (Joan), and Amy (George). He is also survived by his seven grandchildren.The Pritchard Family would like to thank Home Instead for their wonderful care of Alun and the attention to our family.A memorial service will be held on Sunday 1 to 3 p.m. at The Daly Funeral Home, 242 McClellan St., Schenectady.Burial will be celebrated on October 5th at The Saratoga National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Alzheimer's AssociationAlun Pritchard, 77 of Schenectady, peacefully passed into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born in Rutland, VT, Alun was the son of the late Emrys and Catherine (Pugh Jones) Pritchard; and husband of Mary D'Ercole Pritchard. Alun graduated from Poutlney High School and then entered the US Air Force.After his service Alun graduated from Castleton State College on his way to a 34 year career as a Social Studies Teacher at Shenendehowa Middle School.He was an avid singer and member Octavos, Burnt Hills Oratorio, Union Presbyterian Church and Mohawk Valley Choral Groups for many years. He and Mary traveled often, during school breaks, and even more once retired.In addition to his wife, Alun is survived by his children, Michael (Joan), and Amy (George). He is also survived by his seven grandchildren.The Pritchard Family would like to thank Home Instead for their wonderful care of Alun and the attention to our family.A memorial service will be held on Sunday 1 to 3 p.m. at The Daly Funeral Home, 242 McClellan St., Schenectady.Burial will be celebrated on October 5th at The Saratoga National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Alzheimer's AssociationAlun Pritchard, 77 of Schenectady, peacefully passed into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born in Rutland, VT, Alun was the son of the late Emrys and Catherine (Pugh Jones) Pritchard; and husband of Mary D'Ercole Pritchard. Alun graduated from Poutlney High School and then entered the US Air Force.After his service Alun graduated from Castleton State College on his way to a 34 year career as a Social Studies Teacher at Shenendehowa Middle School.He was an avid singer and member Octavos, Burnt Hills Oratorio, Union Presbyterian Church and Mohawk Valley Choral Groups for many years. He and Mary traveled often, during school breaks, and even more once retired.In addition to his wife, Alun is survived by his children, Michael (Joan), and Amy (George). He is also survived by his seven grandchildren.The Pritchard Family would like to thank Home Instead for their wonderful care of Alun and the attention to our family.A memorial service will be held on Sunday 1 to 3 p.m. at The Daly Funeral Home, 242 McClellan St., Schenectady.Burial will be celebrated on October 5th at The Saratoga National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Alzheimer's Association

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