Carleton Sprague

Carleton Sprague

Saturday, March 14th, 1936 - Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Calais – Carleton Leroy Sprague, 83, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Calais Regional Hospital. Carleton was born in Calais on March 14, 1936.

Carleton graduated from Calais Memorial High School, Class of 1953. While in high school, he enlisted in the Army National Guard, serving as a cook. Carleton worked at Grant’s Department Store in Calais until starting his career with Georgia Pacific working in the stud mill, retiring with over 20 years of service. After his retirement, Carleton worked for several years at Milltown Variety. Carleton loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents, James and Lily (Allbon) Sprague, Carleton was predeceased by his first wife Sandra (Hewitt) Sprague; his second wife Carolyn (McClure) Sprague; a son Douglas Sprague; two brothers, Edward and John; and two sisters, Irma Cookson and Melva George and her husband Mujey. Surviving are his children, David Sprague and wife Vicky of Bradenton, FL, Debbie Gordon and husband Carl of Meddybemps, and Angela Clark and husband Peter of Calais; a daughter-in-law Bonnie Sprague of Calais; three grandchildren, Carl Gordon II of Dover, DE, SrA - Amanda Patterson, USAF of Dover, DE, and Nicole Clark of Calais; a sister, Elaine Hamilton of Baco Raton, FL; and a sister-in-law Sandra Sprague of Milltown.

A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Calais Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais.
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Teresa Kelly MacLean

Posted at 10:04pm
So sorry for the loss of Carleton. Good memories of Carleton, Doug & Eddie hunting moose together. Keeping all the family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Nancy Gillis-Grant

Posted at 09:03pm
Debbie & Family, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Hugs to all!!

Lisa Levick

Posted at 08:05pm
So sorry for your loss! I will forever remember Christmas Eve at Uncle Carlton's and Aunt Sandra's every year. I still talk about it to this day. Fly high and be with the angels. Love Lisa "Matthews" Levick.

Sue McIver

Posted at 04:07pm
Debbie,David and Family,
So sorry for your loss.You are in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time

Maxine Palmeter

Posted at 03:20pm
Debbie and family, so sorry to read of Carlton passing. You all are in my thoughts ans prayers

Karen Childs Posted at 01:52pm

Angela and family, So sorry for your loss! He was the sweetest man, whom Loved his little buddy Annie....R.I.P. Carleton

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