Wesley A. Prentice, 76, of Whitinsville, passed away Wed. Nov. 30, 2016 in UMass Medical Center, Worcester. He was the beloved husband of Brenda L. (Wilcox) Prentice for 55 years.
He was born in Worcester in 1939, the son of Jessie (Kennedy) Prentice of Worcester and the late Edward Prentice and was a graduate of Northbridge High School.
Wesley's life was centered around his Faith in God's Word and his love for his family. He spoke often about his Faith, was an avid reader, and enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and crossword puzzles.
Wes was a truck driver with Yellow Freight in Shrewsbury for 40 years. Previous to that, he worked for Joe Briand, Time Transportation in Whitinsville.
In addition to his wife Brenda and mother Jessie, he is survived by three daughters Cheryl and her husband David Sargent of Monument, CO, LeeAnn and her husband Richard Dineen, Jr. of Northbridge, and Kelley and her husband Matthew Coye of Georgetown; a sister Nancy and her husband Paul Ohman of Auburn; five grandchildren Thomas, Mackenzie, Andrew, Cameron, and Jessie, and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visiting hours will be Fri. Dec. 2, 2016 from 5 – 8 PM in BUMA FUNERAL HOME, 480 Church St., Whitinsville, MA 01588.
Funeral services will be Sat. Dec. 3, 2016 at 11 AM in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Upton.
Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society, MA Chapter, 9 Erie Dr., Suite 101, Natick, MA 01760.