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Ronald J. Sprague 1939-2020

NORTH BLOOMFIELD — Ronald Joseph Sprague, 80, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Windsor House in Champion.

He was born Sept. 22, 1939, in Warren, the son of the late Joseph Sprague and Bernice Warren Sprague.

On May 5, 1985, he married the former Ann Halkovics. They shared over 34 years of marriage and many wonderful memories.

Ronald was a truck driver for PVP Industries for years and also was a printer. Prior to working for PVP Industries, he worked for Joe Sprague Trucking.

Ronald was a member of St. William Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed antiquing and traveling.

Ronald’s memory will be carried on by his loving wife, Ann Sprague of North Bloomfield; children, Daryl (Melody) Sprague of North Bloomfield, Richard (Mary) Babnik of Champion, Marianne Babnik of North Bloomfield, Christine Farley of Warren, Craig (Shannon) Babnik of Mantua and Timothy (Jennifer) Babnik of Hiram; grandchildren, Cassie, Sirena, Jennifer, Aura, Joe, Jillian, Aidan, Zoe, Reagan and Beckham; and great-grandchildren, Xander, Christian, Leo, Zane and Kenji.

Besides his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his son, Jeff Sprague.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at St. William Catholic Church, with the Rev. Michael D. Balash as celebrant. Friends may call 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the church.

Interment will be in Brownwood Cemetery, North Bloomfield.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.

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