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Obituaries > SPAHR, EDWARD L.

SPAHR Edward Louis Sr., joined the love of his life and wife of 57 years, Mary Ellen, in eternal peace on July 18, 2007. He was 85 and devoted father of Barbara McNamee (John), Susan Folkman (Gary), Edward L. Spahr, Jr., Deborah Spahr, Theresa Spahr Nelson (Patrick), and Paul Spahr (Kit), loving grandfather of 18, and great-grandfather of 21. He was a proud Marine and WWII veteran with the 1st Marine Raider Battalion in the South Pacific and a dedicated employee of P&G for 36 years. Anyone who met Ed and Mary knew they were two special people who belonged together. Visitation is at St Gabriel Church, Glendale, Saturday, July 21 from 9-10 A.M.; Mass of Eternal Rest at 10 A.M., followed by a gravesite service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Montgomery, and a celebration of Ed’s life at St. Gabriel’s church hall (where Ed and Mary celebrated their 50th anniversary). Friends may attend any or all of the services or meet at the church hall Noon-4 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263; St. Gabriel’s Church, 48 W Sharon Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45246; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101.