DOROTHY T. SPRAGUE Dorothy T. Sprague, 100, a 75-year resident of Santa Fe, died March 30, 2014 at Kingston Residences, Santa Fe. She was born Dorothy H. Taylor in Raton on December 7, 1913, the middle daughter of Albert and Anna (Hillenbrand) Taylor. She married George M. Sprague (1908-1965) on June 1, 1947, and he preceded her in death, as did her two sisters and their husbands: Helen M. and George E. Remley of Santa Fe, and Marian A. and James A. 'Hap' Edwards of Raton. Mrs. Sprague came to Santa Fe about 1939 and was a long-time state government employee, eventually becoming a medical secretary in the Crippled Children Services division of the New Mexico Department of Health and Welfare. Mrs. Sprague is survived by her niece and husband, Ann M. and James S. Rambo, of Greencastle, Indiana, and also by two grandnieces and a grandnephew and their spouses: Maria Rambo (Darrin Cirillo) of Brooklyn, New York; Eva Rambo (Jean Paul Fontana) of Santa Fe; and Aaron Rambo (William Leschorn) of Indianapolis, Indiana. She also leaves two great-grandnephews (Samuel Lauricella and Andrew Fontana) and two great-grandnieces (Julianna Lauricella and Maria Cirillo). She had a 100th birthday party in December, and attended her niece's 50th wedding anniversary celebration in January. Mrs. Sprague was a Roman Catholic, and a member of Beta Sigma Phi service sorority and the Retired New Mexico Public Employees Association. Cremation will take place at Berardinelli Funeral Home. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Santa Fe's Fairview Cemetery. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505, (505) 984-8600. Please sign our guestbook for the family at:

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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-8600
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Apr. 6, 2014