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Eleanor H. Prevo

Windsor, Vt. — Eleanor H. Prevo, 88, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away, Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2013, at the Davis Home in Windsor, surrounded by her family.

She was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Orleans, Vt., the daughter of Guy and Blanche (Hardy) Hicks. She received her schooling in Newport, Vt. and Claremont, N.H. She married Clarence A. Prevo in Claremont on July 22, 1944. Mr. and Mrs. Prevo owned and operated Prevo’s Radio and Appliance Store and Prevo’s LP Gas Service in Windsor for 50 years.

Eleanor was a longtime active member of the Old South Congregational Church in Windsor, a member of the Windsor Emblem Club, the Ascutney Chapter No. 1 Order of Eastern Star in Windsor, Chapter E, PEO in Claremont, and a longtime member of the Windsor John P. Larkin Country Club. She greatly enjoyed cooking, flower gardening, canning, and traveling throughout the United States with her husband. She especially was fond of spending time with her family at the family home in Windsor and at the family camp on Lake Sunapee.

Her husband of 66 years, Clarence A. Prevo passed away on Sept. 7, 2010. She was also predeceased by her parents and one brother, Wendell Sessions.

Survivors include one daughter, Lynda Tucker and her fiancé, Terry Radke of Bedford, N.H.; two sons, David Prevo and his wife, Kathy of Windsor, and James Prevo and his wife, Dianne, of Richmond, Vt.; one sister, Pauline Peterson of Tucson, Ariz.; one brother, Elwin Hicks of Colonial Heights, Va.; seven grandchildren, Leanne, Lori, Greg, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Douglas and Timothy; eleven great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Old South Congregational Church in Windsor with the Rev. Connie Moser, Chaplain of Bayada Hospice, officiating.

A reception for family and friends will follow in the church hall. A private committal service will be held at the convenience of her family Thursday morning in the Ascutney Cemetery in Windsor.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Old South Congregational Church at PO Box 298, Windsor, VT 05089 or the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center at 289 County Road, Windsor, VT 05089.

The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor is entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.