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John E. Spicer

March 12, 1913 ~ March 13, 2015 (age 102)

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John E. Spicer, Age 96, of Southport, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015 a day after he turned 96. He was born in Elmira on March 12, 1919 son of the late Charles & Catherine (Plum) Spicer. He was a graduate of Southside High School and following school served his country in the US Army Air force during WW II obtaining the rank of Sergeant. John was married to the late Alice Ruth (Bly) Spicer. He worked at Hardinge and Remington Rand prior to retirement and was also the former owner of Maple Lawn Dairy. John was a member of the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church where he served as an usher for many years, former member of the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed bowling, playing golf, Sr. Day Trips and square dancing with the Relaxed Squares.
Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Nancy & Andrew Ewanyk of Port Orange, FL, a son John Spicer, Jr. of Horseheads, three grandchildren, Andrew Ewanyk of FL, Steven Ewanyk of Syracuse, Hayley Spicer of FL, three great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Aidan, Andrew Ewanyk of FL, two sisters, Virginia Lain of PA, Mary Manning of  FL, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, wife, his daughter Alice V., brothers Lester and Charles and a sister Althea.
Family and friends are invited to call from 6 to 7 PM Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. John’s funeral and committal will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 7 PM with Pastor William Vallet of the Pennsylvania United Methodist Church officiating. He will be laid to rest on the family plot in Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, NY.
Memorials in John’s memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Upstate NY Chapter, 1000 Elmwood Avenue Suite 900, Rochester, NY 14620.
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