Walter E. Sprague

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Walter E. Sprague

September 22, 1938 - October 06, 2018

Barrington, NH - Walter Edward Sprague, also fondly known as either “Pampy” or “Walt,” 80, died at home in Barrington, N.H., on October 6, 2018.
He was born September 22, 1938, in Woburn, Mass., son of the late Walter Everett Sprague and Katherine Eleanor (Hislop) McGinnis.
Walt grew up in Kingston, N.H., and he was a graduate of Sanborn High School. He served in the United States Navy from 1956–1961. While still in the service, on August 15, 1959, he married Dona Rouleau. Professionally, Walt worked as a longtime self-employed carpenter. Formerly, he did shoe work and egg farming. They resided for many years in Brentwood, N.H., before moving to Barrington in 1993.
Mr. Sprague was a member of the American Legion Post #32 of Exeter and the Veteran of Foreign Wars.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Deborah J. Castonguay and a sister, Betty Miller.
He is survived by his loving wife, Dona L. Sprague of Barrington, N.H.; daughters, Darlene M. Glidden of Brentwood, N.H., Deanna J. Davies of Epping, N.H.; son Walter E. Sprague of Knoxville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, including a granddaughter that was raised like a daughter, Sabrina Rose Smith; two great-grandchildren; brother, George Sprague of Lancaster, N.H.; sisters, Doris Watson of Asheboro, N.C., Marion Marcotte of Plaistow, N.H.; in-laws, aunts, uncles, and generation of nieces, nephews, and cousins.


There are no calling hours.
A memorial service with military honors will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 1 p.m., at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter, NH.
Flowers are acceptable, or donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110.
For more information, www.brewittfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 9, 2018
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3 posts

Sabrina Smith
Oct 11, 2018
Stephanie Amaral
Oct 10, 2018
Sending prayers out to all of you ! I am so very sorry for your loss ! If you need anything , please let me know ....I love you all
Laurie westcott
Oct 09, 2018
I have many good memories of him sending prayers to your family R.I.P walter till we meet agin