Jean Plaisted Sprague 95, passed away surrounded by her loving family on September 17, 2022.
Jean was a faithful woman who loved the Lord, her family and many friends. She was born in Princeton on January 1, 1927, the daughter of Paul and Claire (Johnson) Plaisted. Jean was a member of the Princeton Congregational Church, also attending church services in Grand Lake Stream and the Mayport Congregational Church in Florida.
Jean was also a member of the Eastern Star, serving as Worthy Matron. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. On January 20, 1945, she married Stephen Sprague (late of Grand Lake), and together they enjoyed 65 years of marriage. They had two children, Sara Sue White (Jason) of Machiasport, and Samuel Sprague (Susan) of Baileyville.
During the 1950's Jean and Stephen moved from Princeton to Bridgeport, Connecticut where they worked together at Underwoods Typewritting Co. In 1960, they returned home to Princeton where together they raised their children Sara Sue and Samuel. After 29 year of employment with Georgia Pacific in Baileyville, Stephen retired in 1989.
Jean and Stephen moved south to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where they spent many wonderful years together. Stephen went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2009. Sara Sue resided with her parents during his final months, caring for both her father and her mother. In 2020, Jean moved back to Maine, living in Machiasport until her death. Sara Sue and her family lovingly cared for Jean until her final moments.
Jean was predeceased by her parents Paul and Claire Plaisted, her husband Stephen, brothers William, Charles and Fred Plaisted, a sister and brother-in-law Paula and James Mooney . She was also predeceased by brothers-in-law Earl and William Sprague, and sisters-in-law Joan and Gloria Sprague, a grandson, Corey Bouley , nephews Paul Plaisted, Chipper Sprague, Joey Aceto, Mathew Mooney, Eric Plaisted and a niece Suzanne Perkins.
She is survived by her daughter Sara Sue and husband Jason White, and her son Samuel and wife Susan Sprague. Grandchildren Billy and wife Crystal, Heidi, Ryan, Christopher and Julia, as well as 8 great grandchildren. Jean is also survived by special sisters-in-law Evelyn Rainey and Jean Sprague; brother-in-law, Johnny Sprague and wife Helen; nieces and nephews, Sandra, Jimmy, Beth and Tammy (Garland) Aceto, and Patrick, Jeannie, Mary, Madonna, James, Francis, Claire and Thomas Mooney.