Michael Paul Prudente



Sumter, SC…Michael Paul Prudente, age 85, beloved husband of Eva Violet Taylor Prudente, died on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Michael John Prudente and Mary Cassidy Prudente. He was a devoted and loving husband of 57 years to his wife Eva. He served for over 22 years in the United States Air Force and retired as a Master Sergeant. He will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Maria Cooley; one brother, John Prudente; three grandchildren, Tracey Kevelighan, Michael Cooley and Alexandria Reynolds; and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Prudente, one sister, Beverly Levangie and one son-in-law, William Cooley.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at 2:00 pm at the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery with full military honors.

The family will receive friends on Monday, one hour prior to the service, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.