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Clare T. Spera

October 11, 1927 April 24, 2019
Clare T. Spera
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Obituary for Clare T. Spera

Clare T. Spera, 91, of Norristown, passed away on April 24, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore J. Spera. She was born in Norristown on October 11, 1927 to the late John A. and Genevieve M. (Tallon) Dundon. Clare was a graduate of Bridgeport High School class of 1945. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant for United Pipe Co., worked in the business office at Riverview Hospital, and was a payroll administrator for Quaker Chemical for 22 years until her retirement. She was a devoted Catholic and life member of St. Patrick Church where she very involved serving her church as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, volunteered for the Christmas Bazaar, the Irish Festival, and the Patrician Society. She was proud of her Irish heritage, and of her loving family. She is survived by 4 children Jean Spera of Norristown, Louis Spera (Patricia) of Worcester, Salvatore Spera (Jodi) of Jeffersonville, Theresa Waldspurger of Norristown. 10 grandchildren Michael Zadroga, Leslie Zadroga, Melissa DiMinio, Danielle Spera, Jacquelyn Kelley, Nichole Haberle, Salvatore Spera III, Taylor Phifer, Paul Waldspurger, Desiree Malone, 14 great-grandchildren, Jessica Metzger, Michael Zadroga III, Nikolai Zadroga, Julien Pounds, Melody High, Brently Dimino, Veronica Kelley, Madison Kelley, Anthony Haberle, Chase Haberle, Carson Cianciulli, Sullivan Malone, Lily Malone, Dominic Spera, and 1 great-great-granddaughter Gianna Ucles. She is also survived by her brother James T. Dundon, sisters-in-law Rosalie Smith and Theresa Dundon, and a brother-in-law Anthony Tornetta. Clare has 7 nieces and 8 nephews. She is pre-deceased by a daughter Susan Spera, a son Larry Spera, sister Mary Bono, brother John Dundon, her parents-in-law Louis and Rose Spera, sisters-in-law Josie Tornetta and Phyllis Galanti. Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing which will be Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 7-9 p.m. at the Emil J. Ciavarelli Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 951 E. Butler Pike, Ambler and Monday, April 29, 2019 from 8:30-9:45 a.m. at St Patrick Church. There will be a Funeral Mass on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 714 Dekalb St., Norristown, PA 19401 with Fr. Gus Puleo, Celebrant. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Clare’s name can be sent to St. Patrick Church, the Patrician Society, or American Heart Association. Condolences may be made at www.ciavarellifuneralhomes.com.


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Viewing

Sunday

28

Apr

7:00 PM 4/28/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 4/28/2019 9:00:00 PM
Ciavarelli - Ambler

951 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Ciavarelli - Ambler
951 E. Butler Pike Ambler 19002 PA
United States

Viewing

Monday

29

Apr

8:30 AM 4/29/2019 8:30:00 AM - 9:45 AM 4/29/2019 9:45:00 AM
St. Patrick Church

714 Dekalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401

St. Patrick Church
714 Dekalb Street Norristown 19401 PA
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

29

Apr

10:00 AM 4/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick Church

714 Dekalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401

St. Patrick Church
714 Dekalb Street Norristown 19401 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Patrick's Cemetery Final Resting Place

2300 Dekalb Pike
Norristown, PA 19401

2300 Dekalb Pike Norristown 19401 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

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