Kathleen M. Prus

Kathleen M. Prus, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at 8:11 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital, Huntington.

Mrs. Prus graduated from Port Jervis High School, in New York in 1948 and St. Joseph School of Nursing in 1951.  She was a registered nurse and certified geriatric nurse for more than 40 years. She retired from Miller’s Merry Manor.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Alter Rosary Sodality, Erie Lackawanna Ladies Veterans Association, the YMCA and the Johnson Junction Cappuccino Club.  

She was born July 12, 1930, in Buffalo, NY, to Hubert and Madeline Billard Kelly. She married Francis “Duce” Prus on June 21, 1952, and he preceded her in death on April 10, 2011.

Survivors include two sons, Kevin (Cindy) Prus, of Huntington, and John (Debra) Prus, of Newport News, VA; two daughters, Linda Prus, of Fort Wayne, and Shari (Larry) Holbrook, of Kendallville; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, with a recitation of the Rosary will be at 7 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, Rev. Stephen Colchin presiding. Burial will be in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials may be made to Parkview Huntington Foundation or Masses at St. Mary Catholic Church, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN  46750.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.