Sprague, Russell George


Russell George Sprague, 84, of Warwick, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth H. (Williams) Sprague. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late George and Anna (Rukstalis) Sprague.

Russell began his working career at the Washburn Wire Company in Rumford and was a longtime member of the Steel Workers Union Local 5705. He continued to work as a Truck Driver for the C-Line Trucking Company for twenty-five years until his retirement.

Alongside his wife Elizabeth, he is survived by his beloved son Greg Sprague of Coventry, his siblings Robert Sprague of Florida and Jackie Garian of Bedford, NH, four grandchildren Morgan Head, Mari-Kate Sprague, Michelle Tourgee, and Jason Tourgee, and a great-grandson Andrew Cahoon.

Russell was the father of the late Russell G. Sprague, Jr. and brother of the late Rita Polseno and Rae Cambio.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 1:00PM at THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11:00AM-1:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Philip Hulitar Hospice, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.