Gladys Marilyn Pratt

WATERVILLE – Gladys Marilyn Pratt, 99, a former resident of Augusta and Greene, passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at Oak Grove Center in Waterville, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Dec. 12, 1923, in Cumberland Center, the daughter of Herbert W. and Lucy G. (Lamson) Thompson. Gladys attended Leeds grammar school and Monmouth Academy.

On March 31, 1940, in Greene, she married Marshall M. Pratt. Mr. Pratt passed away in 2001.

During WWII, Gladys worked as a welder at the shipyard in Portland. In 1951, Gladys started working at Albany International in North Monmouth as a finish mender, and retired in 1980. She owned and operated Red Roof Store on Route 202 in Leeds from 1967 to 1973.

Gladys was a member and past president of Webber Memorial V.F.W. Auxiliary Post #9526 in Winthrop and was also a member of Androscoggin Grange #8.

She enjoyed sewing, gardening, especially her flower gardens and doing ceramics.

She is survived by one son, Carlton L. Pratt and his wife Jean of Winthrop, a daughter, Marilyn A. Morin of Augusta; eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Lynda Pratt of Winthrop; one brother, Robert E. Thompson and his wife Helene of Simsbury, Conn.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Marshall M. Pratt, Sr.; two sons, Marshall M. Pratt, Jr., Richard A. Pratt; two grandsons, Robert Morin and Christopher Pratt; son-in-law, Roger Morin; and a brother, Russell A. Thompson.

Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorial services will be held on Monday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. at Bragdon-Finley Funeral Home, 707 Main St., Monmouth. Burial will be held in the spring at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 350

Westbrook, ME 04092

Gladys Marilyn Pratt

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