|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:35 am Post subject: Spangler, Grace M. (Lamb) 1929-2013
|Obit: Daily Reporter, Wellsville, NY; Feb 27, 2013 @ 10:11 AM
ANGELICA — Grace M. Spangler, 83, of Angelica, loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home Monday (Feb. 25, 2013).
Grace was born on March 30, 1929, in Arcade, to Albert and Ella Lamb.
On Aug. 3, 1952, in Hinsdale, she married the love of her life, Bruce C. Spangler, who predeceased her in 1993.
She spent most of her childhood in Friendship.
Missing her are her three children, Beth (Craig) Schlau of Angelica, Retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert (Sharon) Spangler of Stafford, Va., and Kirk “Cork” Spangler of Angelica. She was proud of and loved her four grandchildren, Stuart and Brad Spangler of Richmond, Va., Rhyan Spangler of Long Island, N.Y., and Brooke Spangler of Vermont where she is attending school. Also many nieces and nephews.
Surviving and in her heart are her sisters, Irene Henning of New Park, Pa., Louise Ross of Angelica, Beverly (Joe) Coddington of Sparta, Tenn., and Connie (Wayne) West of Little Genesee; her brother, Donald (Joy) Lamb of Cuba; sister-in-law, Mary Lamb of Allegany.
Predeceasing but not forgotten are her brother, Ronnie (Mary) Lamb; her sister, Elsie (Chad) Chadderon; brothers-in-law, James (Louise) Ross and Scotty (Irene) Henning.
Grace was most proud of being the Angelica Postmaster for 36 years. She was a member of the Legion Post 414 Ladies Auxillary, the United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Church Christian Women, the Angelica Booster Citizens, and a former member of the Camelot Choraleers. She liked to draw, do crafts and sing. She enjoyed also being involved in fundraisers in the community. She loved her family and friends and her home in Angelica that was filled with laughter and love.
A Memorial service will be held at the Angelica United Methodist Church on Saturday (March 2, 2013) at 3 p.m. with Leslie Haggstrom officiating.
A private family burial will be at Until the Day Dawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Angelica Rescue Squad, PO Box 154, Angelica, NY 14709.
To send a remembrance, visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Brown & Powers Funeral Home of Angelica.