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“Rest In Peace Ryan..... Gone but not forgotten..... The short time I knew you, you were a light in my life.... Deepest condolences to the Pratt...Read More »
1 of 60 | Posted by: Heather H. - Becket, MA

“Sweet Ryan, rest in peace <3 . much love to Sissy, John, David, Justin and Mitchell. ”
2 of 60 | Posted by: Jennifer Cornwell

“David and cindy ,my deepest condolences to you both. ”
3 of 60 | Posted by: dino gattuso

“Our hearts and prayers are with you all, so sorry for your loss and your pain. Please know that every time ryan's name is spoken, smiles come to our...Read More »
4 of 60 | Posted by: Ashley Herrick - Lenox

“To the Pratt Family, our beloved neighbors.I do not remember a day of my adolescence without a member of the Pratt family in it. Cyndi and John had...Read More »
5 of 60 | Posted by: Ron Viola - the dale, MA

“Our deepest condolence on the loss of Ryan, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
6 of 60 | Posted by: Jeffrey Blackwell - MA

“To the Pratt family you are in our thoughts and prayers i am sorry for your loss ! ”
7 of 60 | Posted by: Billy & Debbie Tobin - Dalton, MA

“Cindy, AM so sorry to hear of your loss. I'll keep the family in my prayers. Mary Helen ”
8 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“May the road rise up to meet you,May the wind be ever at your backMay the sun shine warm upon your faceAnd the rain fall softly on your fieldsAnd...Read More »
9 of 60 | Posted by: Stephanie Coulter - Lenox, MA

“We are very sorry for the loss of your Ryan. May God hold him and all who loved him in his gentle hands today and always. with love, Jamie &...Read More »
10 of 60 | Posted by: Jamie Sears - Dalton, MA

“My best goes out to the Pratt family at this time of such great loss. Mike Buker ”
11 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry for you loss. ”
12 of 60 | Posted by: Mary Eastland - Great Barrington, MA

“My condolences on Ryan's passing. Losing a child is never an easy thing to endure. My heart and prayers are with you. ”
13 of 60 | Posted by: Patricia Passetto - Lee, MA

“Deepest condolences during this difficult time..... ”
14 of 60 | Posted by: jolene soules - pittsfield, MA

“Our sympathy at the sudden passing of Ryan. He helped make the Dale the special place that it is. May you all be sustained in your sorrow. Our...Read More »
15 of 60 | Posted by: The Sheehan family - Lenox Dale, MA

“My sincere condolences to the Pratt and Cornwell families and all of Ryan's friends at this difficult time. ”
16 of 60 | Posted by: Steve Giroux - Lenox Dale, MA

“I will always remember Ryan's great smile/ funny grin on his face it was always a pleasure to run into. I'm deeply sorry for loss of Ryan and wish...Read More »
17 of 60 | Posted by: Gennaro Gallo - Lenox, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss and wanted to send our love and condolences to your family during this sad time. Sincerely, Kristen Gray & Family ”
18 of 60 | Posted by: Kristen Gray - NY, NY

“Ti his family and friends, I am so sad to hear this news, Ryan was such a sweet young man....he always went out of his way to say hello and chat for...Read More »
19 of 60 | Posted by: Tracy DelSignore - Lenoxdale, MA

“Cyndi, John and family...Please know that you are in our thoughts during this most difficult time. No words can ease your hurt or pain, but we are...Read More »
20 of 60 | Posted by: Bonnie/John Jones - North Truro, MA

“Ryan had a special way of always making you feel like you were his long lost best friend, his warmth and welcoming smile said "Welcome home"! the...Read More »
21 of 60 | Posted by: Kristi Jacobson - Sturbridge, MA

“Ryan had a way of always making you feel as if you were his long lost best friend! He was warm, caring and a very sweet soul. This world is less...Read More »
22 of 60 | Posted by: Kristi Jacobson - Sturbridge, MA

“I've always adored you kind & sweet smile. God Bless YOU! ”
23 of 60 | Posted by: Kathy Candee - Lenox Dale, MA

“Cyndi John and family I am so very sorry to hear of your loss I will keep you in my prayers ”
24 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“To my dearest family, somethings I'd like to say...but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell...Read More »
25 of 60 | Posted by: Sandy (Fassell) Wood - NY

“Every body who knew Ryan had a true friend, those who didn't know Ryan missed out, if everyone could be a little more like Ryan, the world would be a...Read More »
26 of 60 | Posted by: Melissa Miner

“Keeping the Pratt family in our thoughts and wishing you the strength you need at this time. With our love- ”
27 of 60 | Posted by: Scott & Ann Marie Miller - MA

“We wish to express our thoughts and prayers during this time of loss. Ryan will be greatly missed!!!! The "dale" won't be the same. Love,Tim,Diane...Read More »
28 of 60 | Posted by: Diane Williams - Lee, MA

“Rest in peace Ryan you will be dearly missed by many ”
29 of 60 | Posted by: Jennifer Williams - Lenox Dale, MA

“Little Ry guy. You were always so cute with your white blonde hair, motoring around in your diaper between houses following after our brothers. ”
30 of 60 | Posted by: Heather

“On behalf of LMMHS, I would like to send out our deepest heartfelt condolences to the entire Pratt Family and Friends. I have been blessed by the two...Read More »
31 of 60 | Posted by: Michael Knybel - Lenox, MA

“My condolences to the Pratt and Cornwell families. ”
32 of 60 | Posted by: Mark Delsoldato - Pittsfield, MA

“Cindy, John, Dave, Justin and Mitchell, I am so sorry to hear of Ryan's passing. He will forever be Blondie to me. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
33 of 60 | Posted by: Kelly Palmer - Friend

“There are no words that can really tell you how much we are all going to miss Ryan. He was a big man with a even bigger heart and a smile that...Read More »
34 of 60 | Posted by: Claudie & Chopper Duby - Lenox, MA

“Your bright smile, infectious laugh and caring soul will be missed. So many memories in the Dale and on the mountain I will cherish. Only the good...Read More »
35 of 60 | Posted by: Meg Brown - Maricopa, AZ

“Ryan will be sorely missed. His smile and laugh could light up a room. Such a kind and caring soul. My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this...Read More »
36 of 60 | Posted by: Doreen Rushbrook - Lee, MA

“Your laughter was infectious and your heart endless. I am honored to say that I was great friends with such a Man. You have blessed many of us with...Read More »
37 of 60 | Posted by: Jordan Wilson - Pittsfield, MA

“Prayers, and thoughts are with the Pratt Family! Ryan will be missed... ”
38 of 60 | Posted by: Jessica and Craig MacDowell - MA

“John, Cyndi, and family. We will all miss Ryan very much. He was a wonderful person with a big heart. If there is anything that we can do for any...Read More »
39 of 60 | Posted by: Coke Forbes - Stockbridge, MA

“Please except our condolences. We are so very sorry for your family's loss . Peace be with your family at this very difficult time... Love, Kathie ...Read More »
40 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan's family.Gina Marie Kendall ”
41 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Cyndi, Dave and family,I am so sorry for your loss. Ryan was a very, very, special, gentle person with love to share with all. I so enjoyed...Read More »
42 of 60 | Posted by: Elaine Lovato - Lenox, MA

“On behalf of the officers and members of Laborers' Local 473 i would like to send out heartfelt condolences to the Pratt Family. Mike Filpi Business...Read More »
43 of 60 | Posted by: Mike Filpi - Pittsfield, MA

“DAVE,JUSTIN,AND THE PRATT FAMILY. NO WORDS CAN TRULY EXPRESS THE WAY WE ALL FEEL OVER SUCH A TREMENDOUS LOSS. WE ARE TRULY SORRY. THE SUTTONS ”
44 of 60 | Posted by: LISA SUTTON - LENOX, MA

“I know my parents knew Sally from living in Hinsdale for so many years.. On behalf of the Eldridge Family we send prayers of comfort and peace.. May...Read More »
45 of 60 | Posted by: Cate Eldride - Pittsfield, MA

“Cyndi, John & Family,Ryan's kind words and sincere smile will forever be in my memory.He always found a way to make others feel good in his presence....Read More »
46 of 60 | Posted by: Jennifer (Manzolini) Storti - MA

“So sad to hear of this. Peace and prayers to the entire family. RIP Ryan. From the Nopper/Bailey's ”
47 of 60 | Posted by: Kate Bailey - Lenox Dale, MA

“Please accept our sincere condolences at the sudden passing of Ryan. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. ”
48 of 60 | Posted by: Lenox Police Department - Lenox, MA

“Mitch & Anne & FamilyWe are so sorry for your loss of Ryan. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. ”
49 of 60 | Posted by: Nikki & Scott Hoosick - MA

“Ryan- your smile will be our sunshine, I will miss the big hugs and quick chats. GOds speed. You will be greatly missed. Stop in to day hi from time...Read More »
50 of 60 | Posted by: Paris Roosa - Lenox Dale, MA

“My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time ”
51 of 60 | Posted by: Stacey (Curtin) Pease - MA

“My heart and prayers are with you. ”
52 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was such a gentle loving man! ”
53 of 60 | Posted by: Joan Schultz

“My deepest sympathy to your family. Ryan was a wonderful man and will be missed by all that knew him. ”
54 of 60 | Posted by: Susan Barbieri - Canaan, NY

“Thoughts and prayers for your family during this difficult time. I wish you strenght for the next few days and months to come. I have countless...Read More »
55 of 60 | Posted by: Becky Simmons - South Lee, MA

“To the Pratt family,I am so sorry to hear of Ryan's passing. My heart and prayers are with all of you. ”
56 of 60 | Posted by: Cindy Capitanio Decker - MA

“Two completely different personalities and yet a memorable friendship. We looked different. We talked different. We listened to different music. ...Read More »
57 of 60 | Posted by: JORDAN Wilson - Pittsfield, MA

“My heart, thoughts and prayers are with all of you... remembering Ryan's kind and gentle soul will let his light live on...peace be with you, much...Read More »
58 of 60 | Posted by: Brigette Cornwell - Dalton, MA

“RYAN I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR BIG HUGS AND EVEN BIGGER SMILE!!! RIP SWEET RYAN ”
59 of 60 | Posted by: PAM RAWSON - LENOXDALE, MA

“Be in peace now brother.....we all are gonna miss you... I love you Rock!! ”
60 of 60 | Posted by: Mike,Kari,and Anthony Delsoldato - MA


Ryan M. Pratt, 32, of Old Town Way, died Wednesday morning at his home.

Born in Pittsfield June 17, 1981, the son of David J. and Cynthia M. Cornwell Pratt, he attended Lenox Public Schools and was a 1999 graduate of Lenox Memorial High School.

Ryan had been employed for the past 12 years by the Town of Lenox as a custodian at Lenox Memorial High School.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and truly loved fishing, boating, and four-wheeling with his son, Samuel.

Besides his son of Ballston Spa, N.Y., and his parents of Lenox Dale, Ryan is survived by three brothers, David B. Pratt of Lenox Dale, Justin W. Pratt and his wife, Caroline, of Lenox, and Mitchell G. Pratt and his fiance Anne Hynes, of Washington, Mass.; his maternal grandmother Sally Cornwell of Hinsdale; uncles Anthony, Thomas, James, Timothy, and Christian Cornwell; aunts Mary Goerlach and Sheila DelSoldato; and several cousins.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mr. Ryan M. Pratt of Lenox Dale will be Tuesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Lenox Dale, celebrated by the Rev. Christopher J. Waitekus, pastor. Those who wish to are invited to attend. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family at Mountain View Cemetery in Lenox. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ryan's memory may be made to the Samuel J. Pratt Educational Fund in care of the ROCHE FUNERAL HOME, 120 Main St., Lenox, MA 01240.

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Roche Funeral Home
120 Main Street Lenox, MA 01240
Tel. (413) 637-0699

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