Gary M. Prescott, 67, of Wallingford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his children by his side. Gary was born in New Haven on June 22, 1948; son of the late Marion E. Prinzhorn Prescott; served his country faithfully in the US Army during the Vietnam era; worked for Amtrak for over forty years; loved to go camping, enjoyed playing cards with his grandson and was a NY Yankee fan.  Father of Christopher M. Prescott, Jamie (David) Prinz and Danielle Prescott.  Grandfather of Jadyn and Talon Prinz.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Saturday morning at 10:00 with the Rev. Jerry Jones officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in the Hamden Plains Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Smilow Cancer Hospital, PO Box 1849, New Haven, CT  06508.