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Obit -- Kevin James Prosser

by Olivia
Mon, Nov 14th 2011 01:00 pm

Kevin James Prosser died Monday, Nov. 7, as the result of an automobile accident. He was 31.   

Born on  Dec. 15, 1979, in Lewiston, he resided on Grand Island, where he attended Grand Island High School until moving to Saratoga Springs in 2005.

Prosser was active in many winter sports. He particularly loved skiing at Killington and enjoyed mountain biking in the summer.  He also enjoyed going to amusement parks throughout the northeast.

Prosser was employed at Quad Graphics in the Finishing Department in Saratoga Springs, where he met his fiancée Erica. He was also employed by Ferguson Electric in Niagara Falls, and Andy's Tree Service, North Tonawanda.

Survivors include his 4-month old daughter, Gianna Jocelyn Prosser; his fiancée Erica Butler and her son Dakota Walker;  Kevin's parents, Lawrence and Joanne Prosser of Warsaw;  his brother Michael (Maureen) Prosser of Lockport; grandmother Libbie Akin of Silver Springs;  aunt and uncle Patricia and Walter Putaski, of Rock City Falls; his aunt Violet Conley of Perry Center; and good friend Sean Wanser of Ballston Spa.  He was predeceased by his loving grandparents James and Jeanette Prosser and Nelson Akin; godparents Jim and Beaty Conley and Uncle Tom Conley.

Prosser was loved for his smile, helpfulness, and love of life and will be missed by many cousins and friends.

Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (584-5373). A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

A memorial service will also be held in Silver Springs on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. A celebration of  Prosser's life will be held immediately after the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Saratoga's Community Federal Credit Union, 23 Division St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, for his daughter Gianna. Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

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