July 3, 1935 ~ June 21, 2010
Russell John Sprites 74 of Lilburn, GA formerly of Clairton, PA passed away Mon day, June 21 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Lorrie Loretta Kovacs with whom he recently celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary; daughter Shari Goza, her husband, Mike, and two children, Brad and Natalie; daughter Cathy Anderson and her sons, Chad and Garett of Buford, GA; son Jeff Sprites and his wife, Leslie Thomason and their children, Taylor and Anna Kate of Dawnville, GA; son Rockey Fox of Loganville, GA. Also surviving are his mother Connie Montana Sprites of Jefferson Hill, PA brother Raymond Sprites and his wife and their family of Jefferson Hills, PA. Visitation will be held at Wages and Sons Funeral Home on Hwy. 29 in Lawrenceville, GA. On Thursday, June 24 from 6 PM – 8 PM followed by a memorial service on Friday morning at 11 AM at the same location. A memorial mass will be held on August 21 at 10:30 AM at St. Stephens the Martyr in Lilburn, GA. He will be remembered by all for being a thoughtful, generous person with a wonderful personality. We could not have asked for a more loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. No flowers please. For those who wish to make donations, please send to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude's research center for children. Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel.