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Lea Sandra Prentice

January 9, 1948October 1, 2021

HYANNIS- Lea Sandra (Greller) Prentice, 73, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021 at Cape Cod Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Stephen M. Prentice, with whom she shared many loving years of marriage.

Born in Bridgeport, CT on January 9, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Gertrude Greller Lea devoted her career to raising and caring for her family.

In her spare time, Lea enjoyed cooking, taking care of plants and arts & crafts.

Lea is survived and will be deeply missed by her husband, Stephen M. Prentice of Hyannis; her sister, Laurie Roloff and husband William of Greenwich, CT; nieces and nephews, Al Roloff, Chris Roloff and his wife Galia, and Debbie Allen and her husband Paul; as well as their children.

She was predeceased by her son, William Malin “Billy” Prentice, who passed away on June 7, 2021.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life for Lea and Billy on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 2-5 p.m. at 105 Hamilton Avenue, Unit 3, Greenwich, CT.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to one of the following: the May Institute for Adult Services towards a Memorial Garden in Memory of William Malin Prentice; The Lurie Center of Lexington, MA (attn: Julie O’Brien) toward their Family Support program; Town of Dennis Police or Fire Rescue; or the Seven Hills Group Home of Marstons Mills.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Lea Sandra Prentice

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Eva Needs

October 14, 2021

I remember the day Lea and Steve moved into their new apartment. Although I didn't get to know Lea well, I have come to know Steve. My deepest sympathy to Steve and the rest of his family. God's blessings on you all.