Paul R. Prato, 74


Paul R. Prato, 74, of Millsboro, died Wednesday June 14, 2006, at home.

He was a graduate of Manhattan School of Printing in New York City. He was an Army veteran. He had been a member of the New York Typographical Union #6 and Atlantic City Type Union #377. He retired from the Press of Atlantic City in 1993. He had been a member of Hook & Ladder Co. #1 Congress, N.Y., and Centerton Fire Company in Pittsgrove Twp. N.J., a member of the American Legion Post 95 Bridgeton, N.J., and Post 28 Millsboro. He enjoyed collecting toy fire engines.

He was also a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Bridgeton, N.J.

He is survived by his ever-loving wife of 37 years, Ellen D. Prato; four children: Raymond, Paul, Linda, and Luann, several grandchildren, and two stepchildren Ed and Ellen.

Funeral services were scheduled for June 19 at the Delaware Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Millsboro, Delaware where Military Honors will be rendered. Interment will be on site.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Delaware Hospice Southern Division, 600 DuPont Hwy. Georgetown, DE 19947