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Ethel M. Prall, 102, of Peoria, IL, formerly of Whiting, NJ, passed away Friday morning, January 19, 2018, at home with her loving family by her side.
She was born August 17, 1915, the daughter of Thomas A. and Susan DuPree Moore. Ethel married Horace G. "Duke" Prall in Suffern, NY in 1936.
Ethel was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. A licensed landscape gardener, she was also a member of the Whiting, NJ Garden Club, giving television presentations on the art of flower arranging. Ethel's passion for creating beautiful flower arrangements led her to compete in the Philadelphia Flower Show, where she won several blue ribbons. Above all, she will be remembered for her positive attitude and beautiful smile.
Ethel is survived by her daughter, Virginia "Ginger" (Ron) Castillo of Peoria, IL; Grandchildren, Barbara Van Wyck of Salida, CO; Steven Kelleher of Daytona Beach, FL; Elizabeth (Burt) Tait, of Wilmington, NC; Sarah (Cuyler) O'Connor, of Raleigh, NC; Great granddaughters, Kate Van Wyck of Phoenix, AZ; Cameron Tait of Wilmington, NC; Libby, Erin and Campbell O'Connor of Raleigh, NC; and Niece, Ruth West of Dillon, CO.
Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, Horace G. "Duke" Prall; Daughter, Barbara Granger of Southern Pines, NC; and her Sisters, Susan Rohde, Ruth Hendrickson and Dorothy Knippenberg.
Cremation Rights have been accorded.

Do not stand at my grave and weep. I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on golden grain, I am the gentle Autumn rain.
When you awake in the morning hush, I am the swift uplifting rush
Of wild birds in quiet circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry. I am not there. I did not die.

A family gathering will be held this summer to celebrate her life.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Laurelwood Arboretum., 725 Pines Lake Drive West,
Wayne, NJ, 07470.

Davison- Fulton Woolsey Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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