John H. Prigge

April 12, 1920 - March 25, 2008 

John H. Prigge

April 12, 1920 - March 25, 2008 

Obituary for John H. Prigge

John Herbert Prigge, age 87, of Milford , died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, in Golden Hill Nursing Home. He was born on April 12, 1920 in New York City , son of the late Frederick and Adelaide Marwede Prigge and beloved husband of the late Evelyn Smith Prigge. Mr. Prigge was a purchasing agent for Sikorsky Aircraft and served the Air Transport Command during WWII. He was a former Milford Boy Scout Leader, a Milford Recreation Coach of both girl's basketball and softball. He was a Sunday school supervisor of St Andrew's Episcopal Church in Milford and served on the vestry there and also at Church of Our Savior in Palm Bay, Florida . John will be remembered for his love of Aviation, Light Houses, Broadway Theater and big band music. He is survived by a son Richard H. Prigge and his wife Carol of West Haven, a daughter Nancy Vollano and her husband Joseph of Milford, four grandchildren John, Tom, Kim and Heather. In addition to his wife and parents, he is predeceased by a brother William and sister Rita Peake. All services will be private and at the convenience of the family. The arrangements are in the care of Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad Street "On the Green” Milford . Contributions may be made to St Andrew's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund 283 Bridgeport Avenue Milford , CT 06460 .

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