William H. PrattSeptember 3, 1934 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 82)
William H. Pratt, 82, of Otto, NY entered into rest June 28, 2017.
He was born September 3, 1934 in Otto, NY to the late Ward and Edna Pratt.
William worked for Moench Tanning Co., Lyon’s Equipment and retired from the WNYDDSO. He was a US Army Veteran and member of the American Legion Post 531. He was a member of the Otto Fire Company for 57 years, serving as chief for 20 Years. Past president of Cattaraugus County Fireman’s Association and Southwestern Association of Volunteer Fireman, past chairman of the Cattaraugus County fire advisory board, member of the Cattaraugus County fire chiefs and fire police Associations, WNY fireman’s assoc. and Fire Assoc. of the State of NY. He served as councilman for the Town of Otto for many years and was a member of the Otto planning board. William was also a volunteer for the meals on wheels.
He is survived by his son Christopher (Vanessa) Pratt; a sister Mary (late Robert) Busekist and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
William was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years Jenny Pirc and a sister Joyce (Robert) King.
Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio-Hills Funeral Chapel 55 S. Main st. Cattaraugus Friday July 14, 2017 from 4PM to 8PM with a graveside service to be held Saturday July 15 at 11am at the North Otto Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Otto or East Otto Fire Companies