Joseph William Pratt Jr., 64, of Salisbury and formerly of Hopkinton and Westborough, passed away at his home unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Mary Catherine (O’Brien) Pratt of Hopkinton and the late Joseph William Pratt.
Joseph was a self-employed auto mechanic, who was well known for his keen ability to quickly diagnose and fix vehicle problems. Joe had a big heart and loved his family dearly. He will be missed by many.
Besides his mother, Joseph is survived by three children, Jessica Lusek and her husband, Jeff of Westborough, Richard “Ricky” Pratt of Worcester, and Krystal Daniels and her husband, Dave of Sutton. He also leaves behind his siblings, Daniel Pratt and his wife, Kelly of Harrison City, PA, Maryanne Bilodeau and her husband, Thomas of Westborough, Thomas Pratt and Susan Bush of Hopkinton, Robert Pratt and his wife, Jennifer of Hopkinton, and Martha Pratt-Rice and her husband, Joel of Warwick, MA; as well as four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, November 18th from 9:15-10:15 a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Parish in Southborough. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Natick. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 (stjude.org)