Richard Pickering Prowell Jr.

June 2, 1952June 17, 2014

PROWELL – Richard Pickering, Jr. of Hadlyme, Connecticut died on June 17, 2014. Rich is survived by his son, Tyler Prowell of Charleston; his nieces, Elizabeth Mitchell of Indianapolis, Eleanor Prowell of Brooklyn and Ann Prowell of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; his grandnephew, Warner Mitchell; his sister, Leonora Prowell of New York City and his brother, William Prowell of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rich was a lover of people and all things outdoors and there was no better companion for any adventure. Services will be held at Saint Ann’s Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT on Saturday, July 12 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rich’s name to the Transplant Program, Hartford Hospital, Attn: Fund Development, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102-5037 or on-line at For more information visit


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 12, 2014

Richard Pickering Prowell Jr.

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Tracy Madona

October 23, 2014

My deepest sympathy. I am so saddened to just hear of this news. Richie, you were an amazing friend to Joe (and all) and had a great heart. I hope you two are smiling on in heaven. You are certainly missed here. Love, Tracy

July 8, 2014

To the love of my life,
Here's to dancing with again, in heaven.
I will always love you,

July 1, 2014

Condolences to all of the Prowell family
from Richie's Buckley classmates. You will remain the fastest runner we ever knew.
Alec Haverstick

Doug Purinton

July 1, 2014

Our deepest condolences to his family especially his son Tyler at this time.
Doug and Claircy Purinton, South Carolina

Chris S

July 1, 2014

Very sad news. You will be missed.

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