Prudence C. Randall
Prudence C. Randall, 90, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert S. Randall, died November 6, 2008, at Brighton Gardens in Danvers.
Born in Ayer, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Frank B. Crandall and Doris F. Crandall.
She was raised and educated in Ayer and was a graduate of Lasell College in Newton.
Mrs. Randall was an avid member of Eastern Star, where she was a Past Worthy Matron and Mother Advisor to the Rainbow Girls. She held a position on the advisory board of the Salvation Army and loved playing her role of â€œMrs. Santaâ€ at holiday events.
She was an accomplished poet who often gained inspiration from her beloved Isles of Shoals, where she spent her summers on Lunging Island with friends and family.
A lover of jigsaw puzzles, Mrs. Randall in her lifetime assembled more than 1,000 Springbox puzzles.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Jeanne Randall of Danvers; her six grandchildren, James S. Randall of Southwick, Terri A. Randall of Danvers, Nicole M. Randall of Danvers, Ruth E. Randall of Williamsburg, Richard F. Randall II of Lynn and Robert S. Randall III of Colorado; and two great-grandchildren, Lilith Randall of Southwick and Robert S. Randall IV of Colorado.
She was predeceased by her brother, Fletcher W. Crandall of Marblehead; and son, Richard F. Randall of Danvers.
Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 11, at 2 p.m. in Mackey Funeral Home, 22 Conant St., Danvers. Visitation will precede the service from noon to 2 p.m.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her name to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.