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Elma Pruitt, 73, Teaneck Resident

Elma Pruitt
Elma Pruitt Photo Credit: Eternity Funeral Services

TEANECK, N.J. -- Elma Pruitt, of Teaneck, died on Sunday, April 17. He was 73.

Born in Roba, Alabama, Pruitt was one of nine children. He worked for the City of Hackensack, as a foreman for the Department of Sewers. "He was a good man, that loved to fish and go on vacation," information from the funeral home noted. "He always put his family first."

He is survived by his wife, Joan (Harmon) Pruitt; children Taminika, Lachiele, Guy, Celious and Harold; multiple grandchildren, including Azheona, Akneiceea and Aleiseiya; siblings Dorothy, James and Charles Pruitt; and a host of extended family members and friends.

Pruitt was predeceased by his mother, Essie Pruitt, and his siblings, Coralee, Alma, Sidney Sr., Nathaniel and Dow Pruitt.

Visiting hours will be be from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 22, at Eternity Funeral Services, 129 Engle St., in Englewood. The funeral service will follow at noon. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, at Maple Grove Cemetery.

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