Elaine R. Pratt

Rochester - Elaine R. Pratt, 71, of Rochester, died peacefully with her loving family at her side on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, in Rochester. 

Elaine was born November 1, 1945 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Donald and Hyacinth "Heidi" (Wallman) Boyle.

She was a house parent at the New York State School For The Blind, was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencerport and a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia.

She is survived by her husband, William S.  Pratt, whom she married November 23, 1963; her grandson, Billy Joel (Ashley) Pratt of TX; 2 great-grandchildren, Aubrey Pratt and Jacob Pratt, both of TX; 2 brothers, Gerald Boyle of Batavia and David Boyle of TX; a sister, Joan (Ayden) Plowe of Rochester; three sisters-in-law, Marilyn Orlando, Jean Barnard and Mary Joan (George) Davis, all of Batavia;  and several nieces and nephews. 

She was the mother of the late Timothy W. Pratt and sister-in-law of the late Margaret Wescott.  

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial in Grand View Cemetery will also be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626.  Arrangements were completed by H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.