Jane A. Pratt

Jane A. Pratt, 67, of Milford died on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, after a 6-year battle with cancer.

Jane was born on November 8, 1948, to the late Harold C. and Mary (Crisafulli) Pratt. She was a lifelong resident of Milford, NH and vacationed every summer at Hampton Beach.

Jane graduated from Milford High School and attended Rivier College where she received an associate’s degree in business. She worked at Sanders (BAE) as an administrative assistant for 20 years and then went on to work in Milford Public Schools for 27 years.

In addition to working, Jane decorated cakes with her mother, Mary, and her sister, Elaine, for 40 years. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, where she was involved in the many aspects of the parish community, including the youth group, Parish Council, and Christmas Craft Fair.

She enjoyed crafting, baking, and watching her cooking shows on PBS.

At Heron Pond Elementary School, Jane was instrumental in starting the Honor Flight NE Program. Over the past 5 years, she helped raise money to send WWII veterans to see the memorial in Washington, D.C.

Jane is survived by her sister, Elaine Pratt, and her uncle, Sebastiano (Buddy) Crisafulli, as well as generations of cousins.

Calling hours were held at the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford on Wednesday, May 25th, from 3-7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, 34 Amherst Street, Milford, on Thursday, May 26th at 10 am. Burial was in the Riverside Cemetery, Nashua St., Milford.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Honor Flight NE: www.honor


Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.