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MARS HILL - Doris Mae (Schriver) Sprague, 93, wife of the late Cecil Woodrow Sprague, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at The Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Doris and her twin brother Donald were born on July 12, 1921 in Fielding, New Brunswick, Canada to the Late Douglas Charles and Lila Mae (Bell) Schriver.

Doris is survived by her daughter Viola Bailey and husband Ron and family of Missouri, Step daughter Judy Crawford and husband Robert and family of Bangor, Step son Gary Caldwell and wife Ganor and family of Nova Scotia, daughter in law Lorraine Schriver and family of Texas, daughter in law Myrna Sprague and family of Dyer Brook, sister Dora Elkins of Gordonsville, New Brunswick, twin brother Donald of Greenfield, New Brunswick and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her parents and her husband, Doris was predeceased by her son Roy Kenneth, stepson Frederick Sprague, siblings; Mamaree Bradstreet, George, Wilford and Kenneth Schriver.

The family wishes to thank all the staff at The Aroostook Health Center, Mars Hill, for the wonderful care and kindness shown and given to our mother, grandmother, sister and aunt during her stay. Thank you also to special family members who made numerous visits during her stay.

Friends and family may call 1 PM, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main St., Mars Hill where funeral services will be held at 2 PM. Interment will be held in the spring at Estes Park Cemetery, Easton. Donations may be made in Doris's memory to Alzheimer's Association of Maine, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074 or to The Aroostook Health Center, 15 Highland Avenue, Mars Hill, ME 04758 or to a charity of ones choice. Tokens of sympathy such as cards and condolences may be sent to Viola Bailey, 114 Wilmer Lane, St., Joseph Missouri, 64504. Services in care of Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main Street, Mars Hill. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com
Published on  February 9, 2015
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