Rosamond Sprague

May 16, 1922 - September 10, 2022

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Obituaries » Rosamond Sprague

Mrs. Rosamond Kent Sprague passed into eternal life on September 10, 2022, at the age of 100. She was at her home in Columbia, South Carolina. Mrs. Sprague was born May 16, 1922, in Brookline, Massachusetts, the daughter of Ira Rich Kent and Louise Andrews Kent. Mrs. Sprague attended the Park School in Brookline, the Winsor School in Boston, and graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a bachelor’s degree in 1945, an MA in 1948, and PhD in 1953. While at Bryn Mawr, she met her future husband, Arthur C. Sprague, a Professor of English and noted Shakespearean scholar. They married in 1946 at the Old West Church in Calais, and eventually made their home in Columbia, SC. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. A Burial Office and Requiem Mass was held at the Anglican Church of the Epiphany on Thursday, September 15th at 5212 N. Beltline Blvd., Columbia, SC. Burial (after cremation) will be in Robinson Cemetery, Calais, Vermont at a later date. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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