Prudence Tuttle ... won Gold Medal at 1939 World's Fair
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:34 am
ROCHESTER - Prudence (Manchester) Tuttle, 95, a longtime resident of Rochester died Sunday, December 11, 2016, at Colonial Hill Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Lebanon, Maine, April 7, 1921, daughter of George and Prudence (Goggin) Manchester.
She was the widow of Laurence S. Tuttle who died in 1990.
She was a 1939 Graduate of Old Rochester High School. She enjoyed art and was Class Artist. She won a Gold Medal at the New York's Worlds Fair in 1939 for her art work. She was a Scout leader and member of Evangeline Rebekah Lodge and the Grange.
Mrs. Tuttle worked many years at Public Service Company and the American Cancer Society as Transportation Chairman for Strafford County for 18 years.
She is survived by son Mark O. Tuttle and wife Sonya of Rochester; two grandchildren, Douglas of Maine and Tracy of Wakefield, N.H., great-grandsons, Teegan and Parker Drouin. Mrs. Tuttle was predeceased by two brothers, Major Albert Manchester of Texas and Warren Manchester of Vermont.