Joel D. Pratt 6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

Joel D. Pratt, age 65 of Canton, passed away unexpectedly on June 19th. Born in Weymouth, he was raised in Canton, graduating from Canton High School Class of 1972 he attended Nasson College in Maine. Joel worked at Lasden Electric in Canton for many years before becoming a Relator and joining the family business, JL Pratt in Canton. In 2013 he earned the Good Neighbor Award from the National Association of Realtors for his work helping match organ donors to recipients through MatchingDonors, a non-profit based in Canton where he dedicated himself to reaching out to friends, family, and strangers to spread the word about people in need of organ transplants. He was a member of the Rose Society in Canton, the Canton Town Club, Wampatuck Country Club, and the National Association of Realtors. Joel was an avid golfer and loved spending time at the beach in Siesta Key, FL. Son of Janet L. (Sutton) and the late Myron Pratt of Canton. Husband of his beloved late Linda A. (Marian). Father of Christy Gingras and her husband Cam of Shrewsbury. Brother of Susan Zumbahlen of Norwood, Ralph E. & his wife Jane of Canton and the late Jeffrey M. Also survived by his grandchildren Casey, Cole, and Carly Gingras, and many nieces and nephews. Joel was an amazing person and a loyal friend to those who knew him best. Visiting hours in the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., Canton on Sunday from 4-8 pm. Funeral Service on Monday morning at 11:00 at the Congregational Church of Canton, 1541 Washington St., Canton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment follows at Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton. If desired, donations in Joel’s memory can be made to MatchingDonors, 766 Turnpike St. Canton, MA 02021 (781-821-2204 ext. 7) or online at

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