Lois C. PruittAGE: 76 • NewarkLois Claire Pruitt, age 76, of Newark, DE went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. She was born on January 25, 1941 in Wilmington DE to the late Howard Othoson and Kathryn Porter. She grew up in St Georges, Delaware and graduated from Delaware City High School.Lois worked for the Colonial School District for 30 years at Gunning Bedford Middle School where she made numerous lifetime friendships. She continued working for Allen Bradley and Applied Control Engineering until finally retiring to spend time with family and friends. Throughout her life she was a dedicated mother and was loved by all who crossed her path. She continuously put others before herself. She was a good Christian and was passionate about her relationship with the Lord.In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Richard Austin.Lois is survived by her sons Michael (Mary Ellen) Austin of Townsend, and Darren (Emily) Pruitt of Avondale, PA.; grandsons Brandon, Spike and Louie Austin; granddaughters Grace and Claire Pruitt; two great-grandchildren Robby and Krystina Paulson; as well as nieces, nephews and extended family.Services will be held 11 am on Saturday, July 22nd at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home, 212 N. Broad St., Middletown. Visitation will be from 9-11 am. Interment will follow at St. Georges Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Georges United Methodist Church, PO Box 145, St. Georges, DE. 19733 or St Georges Historical Society ATTN: Holly Neall, 200 North Main St., PO Box 267, St. Georges, DE. 19733.Visit
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