Richard E. Spranger, Sr., age 83 of Glen Mills, PA passed away on September 29, 2021 at home. Born in North Philadelphia and raised in Southwest Philly, Rich resided for the past 15 years in Fox Hill Farms in Glen Mills, previously residing in Springfield and Briarcliffe, PA. Rich was the owner and operator of Spranger Manufacturing Company from 1972 until he retired in 2005, and previously worked and served his Tool and Die Apprenticeship for The Budd Co. Rich graduated from West Catholic High School, Class of 1956, and served his country in the Marine Corps. He was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church and a former member of Holy Cross, Our Lady of Fatima and St. Francis de Sales of Philadelphia. He enjoyed reading, walking, spending time with and caring for his family as well as working around his home and helping others. Rich loved Philadelphia sports and was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan. In addition to his parents, Herman and Agnes (Horan) Spranger, Rich is preceded in death by his sister, Marie Gallagher. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Adele (Milligan) Spranger, four children, Rick Spranger, Jr., Stephen Spranger, Carol Mason (Michael) and Adele Vecchiolli (Mark), four grandchildren, Stephen, Madilyn and Melanie Spranger, and Philip Vecchiolli as well as many in-laws and nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 9:00-11:00AM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00AM. Interment will remain private. In lieu of donations, any acts of kindness performed in Rich's memory will be appreciated. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.paganofuneralhome.com.
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