Gregory Sprague

Gregory C. Sprague, 72, of Andes, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2009 after a short illness.
He was born in Shavertown on April 16, 1937, the son of the late Truman and Goldie (Sutton) Sprague. Greg was self-employed as a handyman and carpenter. In his spare time he enjoyed tinkering with machinery.
Surviving are sons, Richard Sprague, Matthew Sprague, both of Voorheesville; daughters, Kathy Schaffer, Arkville, Laurie (Alex) Kernozek, East Berne; sister, Elno Tompkins, Downsville; stepchildren, Brenda and Ray Fehsal, Ivan, Steve, Tina and Michell Tifft, Anita Blockberger; 15 grandchildren; several step grand and great-grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his wife, Josie Tifft on June 2, 2008.
In respecting Greg’s wishes there will be no services or calling hours. Cremation will take place at Hillington Crematory, Morris.
Memorial donations in Greg’s memory may be made to Catskill Area Hospice, 1 Birchwood Lane, Oneonta, NY 13820.
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Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, Walton.