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Kenneth N. Prescott
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Kenneth N. Prescott, 92, of Bradford passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Wingate of Haverhill.

He was born in Merrimac, MA 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; sister-in-laws 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. 10th from 4-7 PM at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. (Rte. 125) Bradford. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11th at 10:00 AM in the First Church of Christ, 10 Church St. Bradford. Interment with Air Force honors will follow in the Village Cemetery, Chester, NH. 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.

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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home

210 South Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835





10:00 AM
First Church of Christ - Bradford

10 Church St.
Bradford, MA 01835

Cemetery Details


Village Cemetery

19 Raymond Rd.
Chester, NH 03036

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Your local veteran's organization

First Church of Christ - Bradford

10 Church St.
Bradford, MA 01835

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