MARY A. SPAHR
January 7, 1933 – April 15, 2012
WENDELL – Mary Ann Spahr, 79, formerly of Smith Mountain Lake, VA, passed away, Sunday, peacefully. Mary Ann was born January 7, 1933 in Warren Ohio. She married Joseph Spahr in 1953. The family moved from Ohio to New York in 1969. She was an avid gardener, sold real estate & was a dental receptionist in the early 70’s. The biggest accomplishment in her life was as an EMT with the town of Lewisboro from the mid 70’s to 80’s. She was a citizen of the year in 1988. Mary Ann & Joe retired to Smith Mountain Lake in 1985. In August of 2011 Mary Ann moved to Wendell to live with her daughter Victoria & son-in-law Ted. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 1999, & grandson Matthew Myron in 2010, son of Victoria Dodson.
She is survived by her children, David Spahr (SueAnn) of AZ, Valerie Franz (Paul) of VT, Victoria Dodson (Ted) of Wendell, Brian Spahr (Danielle) of NY, grandchildren, Robert & Garrett Myron, Sarah & Adam Spahr, Rachel & Michael Franz, and 4 & 1/4 great grandchildren, siblings, Leo & Ron Scerba, and Frances Donko all of Ohio.
A Catholic mass of resurrection will be held 4 pm, Thursday, St. Eugene’s Catholic Church. A second mass will be held at Resurrection Church in Virginia at a later date.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net