Arden Glenn Prenatt, 82, of Meadville passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community.
He was born May 5, 1931, in Meadville, a son of Leon E. (Friel) and Mary DuVall Prenatt. He married Dorothy A. Theuret on Nov. 8, 1952.
Arden was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1952 to 1954. He was first employed in construction and then at Race Street Lumber. He subsequently worked for the Erie-Lackawanna and Conrail Railroads. Following his retirement from the railroad, he worked for the DeVore family at C.P. Flaugh and Company, work that he loved and enjoyed.
In his earlier years, Arden enjoyed gardening, and hunting with his family. He loved and looked forward to spending time with family on the holidays and special occasions. He loved riding his John Deere Tractor and driving his Chevy pick-up truck.
Survivors, in addition to his loving wife, Dorothy, of 60 years, include two sons, Scott Prenatt of Meadville and Pat Prenatt and his wife, Laurie, of Irwin; a daughter, Nancy Snell and her husband, Jim of Hudsonville, Mich.; a brother, Thomas L. Prenatt of Meadville; five grandchildren, Matthew Olson and his daughter, Ashlynn, Stephanie Olson and her son, Brendon, and Nathan, Megan and Adam Prenatt; an aunt, Inez Prenatt of Wilmington, Del.; a brother-in-law, Arthur Theuret Jr. of Meadville, and his four daughters, Ruth Ann, Linda, Cathy and Judy; and several nieces and nephews, including Mary (Chris) Niemi and her children, Tim and Billy, Judy Gregg and her husband, Bob, and their son, Brandon, and Charles Prenatt.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William E. Prenatt; and two sisters-in-law, Shirley and Janet Prenatt.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville.
The funeral service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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