Elizabeth F. Prause

MILLERTON — Elizabeth F. Prause entered Heaven peacefully on Dec. 3, 2018.

Elizabeth was born in Brookfield, Conn., on Aug. 25, 1928, to Sarah and George Fitch. 

Elizabeth graduated from Bob Jones University and Middlebury College, earning a MA in French. She taught French at Bob Jones for 12 years prior to marriage. 

Elizabeth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and teacher, serving faithfully at Millerton Christian Academy and as a pianist and organist at North East Baptist Church.

Elizabeth is survived by her husband of 56 years, Pastor Henry Prause; her children, Lois Stupke, Apphia Rofe and her husband, Tom, and Michael Prause and his wife, Wendy; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her brothers Curtis Fitch and his wife, Jane, and Carlton Fitch and his wife, Kathy.  

She was predeceased by her son, Jonathan; her brother, Robert Fitch; and a son-in-law, Harmon Stupke.

Calling hours are Friday Dec. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, at North East Baptist Church in Millerton at 11 a.m.