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December 24, 1925 - June 24, 2021
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Edward Alfred Sprano, born on December 24, 1925, went to meet his Lord and Savior on June 24, 2021, at the age of 95. He died at home after a brief illness.
Edward “Ed”, “Curly” was preceded in death by his wife Frances Marie Herbst Sprano to whom he was married for 66 years; his sisters, Dorothy Stokes and Angela Sprano; his brothers, Richard of Middlebury, Connecticut, Joseph of Waterbury, Vermont and Robert of South Burlington, Vermont; his daughter, Mary Margaret Sprano of Pulaski, Virginia; his sons, Richard Wayne Sprano of Henderson, Texas, and Jonathan David Sprano of Woodbury, Connecticut. He is also survived by sons Michael Frank Sprano of Pahrump, Nevada, Peter Anthony Sprano of Wytheville, Virginia and Timothy Edward Sprano of Lynchburg, Virginia, a brother Alfred Edward Sprano of Oakville, Connecticut, and numerous grandchildren.
Edward served in the United States Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946. He was a well-liked and respected Pop Warner football coach for teams in both Watertown, Prospect and Woodbury, Connecticut.
Edward was known to all as a storyteller and enjoyed recounting his life experiences through poetry and short stories.
Edward Alfred Sprano will be interred at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin, Virginia.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.