Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home
22 Oak Street
Hyde Park, MA 01236
(617) 361-0380


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SPRAGUE, Robert C. Jr. (Retired BPD) "Doc" November 21, age 82. Beloved husband of the late Pauline (MacDonald) of over 50 years. Loving son of the late Robert C. and Margaret (Kelley). Devoted father of Paula Campia and her husband Michael of Hyde Park, Robert III and his wife Jeanne of Plymouth, Janice Jeanetti of Hyde Park, Jill Wallace and her husband Robert Verville of Hooksett, NH and the late Lauren Giles. Cherished brother of Thomas of Brockton, Shirley Ghostlaw of Norwood, Donald of Wrentham and William of Dedham. Devoted brother-in-law of the late Herbert MacDonald. Loving "Grand Pa" of 15 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Funeral from the Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home, 22 Oak St., HYDE PARK, Wednesday morning at 9, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park, at 10. Relatives and friends invited. Visiiting hours Tueday evening from 4-8. Childrens Room available. Interment at St. Joseph's cemetery, west Roxbury. Late Korean War Purple Heart Veteran and he was highly decorated. Retired Boston Police Officer for 38 years, Boston Police Patrolmen's Assoc., Mass. Police Patrolmen's Assoc., Emerald Society, former Commander of Boston Police Post 1018, One of the founders of Boston Police Honor Guard, Boston Police Relief Assoc., Knights of Columbus, Readville. Doc enjoyed family time at Salisbury Beach and playing cards with his close friends. He will be greatly missed. For directions and guestbook, please visit Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 24, 2013
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