Harold S. Prew, 45, Supervisor, Soccer, Softball Coach

His calling hours are today and his funeral is Wednesday at the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home in Riverside.

Harold S. Prew. Credit: W. Raymond Watson
Harold S. Prew. Credit: W. Raymond Watson
Harold S. “Hal” Prew, of Zephyr Lane, Barrington, died unexpectedly on Jan. 25, 2014, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was 45.

He was the beloved husband of Wendy (Hughes) Prew. Born in Pawtucket, a son of Harold S. Prew Jr. and Linda D. (Nardelli) Prew, both of Pawtucket, he lived in Barrington for 15 years previously residing in Pawtucket. 

Prew was a third shift senior supervisor at Teknor Apex of Pawtucket for the past 19 years. 

He was a communicant, Eucharistic Minister and CCD Teacher at St. Brendan Church in Riverside. He was a coach for the Barrington High School girls' soccer JV team and the Barrington Girls Softball Diamonds. A sports enthusiast, he was a devoted New England sports fan and an avid fisherman. 

Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by his children; Benjamin J. Prew, Abbigayle C.L. Prew and Zachariah J. Prew, all of Barrington, three brothers; Scott A. Prew of Scituate, Jason M. Prew of Long Island, NY and Albert “Joey” Prew of Pawtucket, a sister; Francesca “Christina” Nardelli of Pawtucket, a grandmother; June Schupp of Pawtucket and several aunts and uncles. He was the grandson of the late John D. Schupp, Raymond and Francesca Nardelli and Harold S. Prew Sr. 

His funeral will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 29,  from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. 

Calling hours are today from 4-7 pm. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Harold’s memory to the Prew Family Fund, www.gofundme.com/6EYK3K, would be deeply appreciated.


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