Christine H. SpragueDecember 12,2012
Christine H. Sprague
Christine H. Sprague
RANDOLPH — Christine H. “Chris” Sprague, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass.
She was born Nov. 14, 1934, in Randolph, the daughter of George A. and Claudia (Robinson) Snow.
Christine graduated from Randolph High School. She continued her education, graduating from Worcester City School of Nursing in Worcester, Mass.
She was married to David H. Sprague April 28, 1956, in Essex Junction. Mr. Sprague died in 2009.
Chris worked as a registered nurse at Gifford Memorial Hospital, in Randolph, for over 30 years, retiring as director of nursing in 1985. After her retirement she worked at Merten’s House in Woodstock. She later worked as the bookkeeper at Sprague’s Dairy in Randolph.
She had served on the board of directors at Montague Golf Club for several years.
Chris enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening and going to yard sales. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and watching them play basketball and other sports.
She is survived by her three daughters: Sheila Connolly and husband Leo, of Randolph, Sally Sprague and Bill Grady, of Brookfield, and Susan Foley and husband Paul, of Braintree; her son, Douglas Sprague, and wife Suzanne, of Brookfield; two sisters, Vera Loura, of Rutland, and Jan Hayden, of Florida; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Maidene Mongeon, and a brother, Bud Snow.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Green Mountain Gospel Chapel (Route 66, Randolph), with the Rev. Ronald E. Rilling officiating. There are no calling hours. Private burial will be in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center, at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph Area Senior Center, 6 Hale St., Randolph, VT 05060. Private online condolences may be left at www.dayfunerals.com.
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