York, Maine- John A. Sprague, 88 , passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. He was born October 28, 1932 in Bar Harbor, Maine a son of the late Adelbert G. and Marguerite (Small) Sprague. He attended John Baptist High School in Bangor, and then went on to graduate from Maine Maritime Academy in 1956. After a short stint in the United States Navy reserves, he spent the majority of his career traveling the world as a Marine Engineer before retiring. John will always be remembered for his easy going nature and wry sense of humor.
He will be greatly missed by his wife of 54 years Mieko (Nishida) Sprague; two daughters Ann F. Sprague of York, ME and Judith C. Sprague and her fiancé Harold Knudsen of Buxton, ME; 3 grandchildren, Zoey M. Keenan, Phoebe J. Keenan and Aiden J. Keenan, and their father Joel Keenan. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation.
Calling hours for family and friends will be held on Sunday June 6th from 3 to 5pm in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York, Maine. Visit www.lucaseatonfuneralhome.com
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