Obituary — S. Sprague Shope

Sprague was a resident of Cherry Hill and belonged to many clubs, including the SJ Bridge Club.

S. Sprague Shope, nee DuBois, passed away on Aug. 14, 2017 at the age of 85. Devoted wife of the late Daniel Shope; loving mother of Daniel (Theresa) Shope Jr. of Fogelsville, Pa. and Edward (Betty) Shope of Landing, N.J. and adoring grandmother of Erin (Peter Creigh) and Colin Shope.

Sprague graduated from Miss Hartridge School for Girls in Edison and then attended Hollins University in Roanoke, Vir. She worked for many years as the office manager of Dan Shope Gallery of Homes. Additionally, Sprague was an avid reader and excellent bridge player, belonging to many clubs including SJ Bridge Club. She was a smart, independent, strong woman.

“A lady in every sense of the word with a life lived according to strong principles and empathy for everyone she met.”

All are invited to Sprague’s graveside service on Saturday, Aug. 26, 11 a.m. at Lakeview Memorial Park Cemetery on Route 130 in Cinnaminson. Charitable donations in honor of Sprague may be made through In Memory Of ( or P.O. Box 5472, Charlottesville VA 22905) for the American Cancer Society.