Louis J. Spataro

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Louis J. Spataro

December 20, 1937 - January 08, 2019

Louis J. Spataro Louis J. Spataro, 81, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8 , 2019, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born on Dec. 20, 1937, in Zihlman, he was the son of the late Anthony and Nora (Johns) Spataro.
In addition to his parents, Lou was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Anna Yvonne (Robertson) Spataro; and two special grandsons, Todd and Nicholas Garlitz.
He was a 1956 graduate of Mt. Savage High School. He joined the Frostburg National Guard in 1954 and the 29th Infantry Division, Company D, from 1957 to 1959. He was stationed in West Germany with the 1st Missile Battalion, 38th Artillery. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Lou was employed with the Celanese Corporation and retired from ABL in 2002.
He was active in softball and played for City Slow Pitch, was a longtime bowler and was a member of the Bowling Association and the American Bowling Congress. He also enjoyed hitting a few golf balls with his buddies.
Surviving are daughter Kelly Lynn (Spataro) Garlitz and husband Bernie, Frostburg; son Christopher Lon Spataro and wife Lorrie, Hyndman; grandsons Ryan Garlitz and wife Maggie and Logan Spataro; great-granddaughter Sawyer Garlitz; sister Rachel; and brothers Anthony, Robert, Art and James.
In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Spataro will be cremated and there will be no services.
Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Anyone wishing to attend, please gather at Durst Funeral Home by 12:30 pm.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 9, 2019
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5 posts

LuAnn Billips Morton
Jan 10, 2019
To Kelly and Chris, so sorry to hear of Uncle Louie's passing. He will be sorely missed. May God Bless you and your families. All my love, LuAnn.
Iam truly sorry to hear of your passin Uncle Lo. rest in peace love your niece Natalie Spataro
Jan 09, 2019
Dave Rice
Jan 09, 2019
Sorry fir your loss. Lou was a good man and better than most. Never forgot where he came from and always had a plan.
Rick Petenbrink
Jan 09, 2019
Rip Lou u will b missed by all ur bowling buddies especially me
Vicki Coughlin
Jan 09, 2019
Lou will be missed. Deepest condolences to his family.
Lou, was a good person who always gave advice . Going bowling will never be the same. Going to miss Lou and his sarcasm.
May your days ahead provide you with some comfort.