Posted By:David L. Sadler
Subject:Mary Helen Sadler Prashaw (Obituary)
Post Date:January 09, 2002 at 16:36:37
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June 28,1995
Canastota Bee-Journal
Canastota,New York

Mary Helen Sadler Prashaw,70,of Carthage,NY,died June 20,1995 at Madonna Nursing
Home in Watertown.

She was born Dec,3,1924 near Star Lake in St.Lawrence County,the daughter of
Charles Hiram and Frances LaVoy Sadler.

Mrs.Prashaw was a former student of Carthage High School.

She married Malcolm B. Prashaw on Jan.27,1943 in West Carthage.
He died on Dec.1,1981.

Mrs.Prashaw spent most of her life in the Carthage area and for several years
lived in Massachusetts. She was employed as a nurses aide in Massachusetts
and New York until she was totally disabled in an automobile accident near
Port Leyden,New York in 1987.

She was a Methodist.

Surviving are four sons,Charles Prashaw and Lynn Prashaw,both of Hudson,Mass.,
Donald Prashaw of Berlin,Mass.and Kevin Prashaw of Leicester,Mass., four
daughters,Mary Bemis of Worcester,Mass.,Judy James of Carthage,Dawn Mallozzi
of Liecester,Mass. and Heidi Marolf of West Carthage,two half-brothers,
David Sadler of Canastota and Gerald Sadler of West New York,New Jersey,
one half-sister,Nancy Sadler of Vernon,20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were June 22 at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home in Carthage,
New York with the Rev.Wallace officiating.Burial was in Fairview Cemetery,Carthage.