Roberta “Bobbie” G. Sprague, of Hubbard, Ohio, entered eternal rest on Saturday, August 12, 2023, while a patient at the O’Brien Memorial Health Care Center, Masury, Ohio, following an extended illness. She was 83.
Roberta was born on February 29, 1940, in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter to Leo E. & Hilda M. (Hansen) Sprague.
Bobbie worked as a mechanic for General Electric. She dedicated 39 years of service to the company, prior to retiring in 2000.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Hubbard; Vienna Fish & Game Club; Past President of the former Masury VFW Post #8860; Past President of the Hubbard VFW Post #3767; Volunteer for the Ladies shooting classes at Vienna Fish & Game; and she was a certified NRA Concealed Carry Instructor.
In her spare time, she enjoyed a 20-year bowling hobby and traveling. She loved her trips to Texas, California, Florida, Thailand, and England. In addition, she was an avid Cleveland Browns fan.
Survivors include: brother, Floyd Sprague, of Brookfield, Ohio; sisters, Virginia Blair & her husband Jim, of Brookfield, Sandy Patrick & her husband Gil, of Williamsburg, Virginia, Mary Ellen Sprague, of Austintown, Ohio, and Missy Syersak & her husband Steve, of Orangeville, Ohio; and many nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leo E. Sprague, Jr; and sister-in-law, Monica Sprague.
A time of gathering in Bobbie’s honor will be held from 2-3 PM Wednesday, August 16, 2023, in the Parish Hall of St. Patrick Catholic Church, 225 N. Main Street, Hubbard, Ohio 44425. A Memorial Mass will be offered at 3:00 PM. She will be laid to rest in the Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 (or) American Diabetes Association, 2390 E. 79th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44104.
Coordination of this tribute for Bobbie was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, Brookfield, Ohio. (330-509-3135)