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Charles Robert "Bob" Sprich

November 17, 2021


Charles Robert Sprich (Bob) passed away peacefully on November 17, 2021. He was 83. Devoted husband of Carolyn Sprich. He leaves his daughter, Susan Sprich and her partner Jean-Claude Paul, his son, Steven Sprich and his wife Gina Sprich. Cherished grandfather of Marissa Buckminster, Lauren Buckminster and Maya Sprich, and step-grandfather of Julien Paul and Gabriel Paul

He attended St. Louis Country Day School and went on to receive an undergraduate degree from MIT and a doctorate from Tufts University. He spent 39 years as a Professor of English and Media Studies at Bentley University, teaching literature and film. Always passionate about film, Bob was instrumental in saving the Coolidge Corner Theater and was a founding member of the Coolidge Corner Theater Foundation.

A Memorial Service held at Grace Episcopal Church 76 Eldrdge St Newton Corner on Sat May 21 at 2 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Coolidge Corner Theater Foundation or if you’re in the Boston area please enjoy a movie at the Coolidge.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charles, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
May 21, 2022

2:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church
76 Eldridge St.
Newton, MA 02458
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Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation, Inc.
290 Harvard Ave., Brookline MA 02446
Web: http://coolidge.org/donate

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