Jean M. Spangler, 73, registered nurse, Sacred Heart of Jesus parishioner, avid Phillies fan

By on March 8, 2017
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Jean M. Spangler, 73, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at her home.

She was the wife of the late Richard L. Spangler, who passed away in 1987. Born in Cassandra, she was the daughter of the late John and Theresa (Brisini) Smolko.

Jean was a 1961 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School and a 1964 graduate of the Reading Hospital School of Nursing. She was an RN and worked at various nursing positions in her career. Besides enjoying her family and friends, she was an avid Phillies fan. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Lancaster.

She is survived by a daughter: Beth, wife of David Garner, of Ephrata; and a granddaughter: Emma Kate Garner; one brother: Dr. James Smolko, husband of Helen, of York. Jean is also survived by extended family and many friends.

Jean was preceded in death by her son: Benjamin J. Spangler, in 2007.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 11, at 3:30 p.m., from the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz. Interment will be held privately. A visitation with her family will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the time of her service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mental Health America of Lancaster County, 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601; and/or Faith Friendship Ministries, 128 W. Main St., P.O. Box 567, Mountville, PA 17554.

Share online condolences at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, had charge of the arrangements.

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