Sam Spair, 82, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13th at his home surrounded by his loving family.
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Born on March 30, 1937, in Oak Park, IL; he was the son of the late Sebastian and Catherine (Maffley) Spair.
On August 15, 1959, he married Josephine Mannozzi in Melrose Park, IL. They later moved to Bartlett, IL where they lived for 22 years. They moved to Kenosha in 2016.
He was employed as a Meat Cutter and later a Postman until his retirement in August of 1999. Most recently he worked making Italian Sausage for his family’s bar, Swede’s.
Sam was a proud member of the Silver Dollar Club. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, and most importantly spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Josephine of Kenosha; two children, Sam (Joan) Spair of Kenosha and Debbie (Mark) Camaioni of Elmhurst, IL; four grandchildren, Sam (Tiffany) Spair, Michelle (Steven) Dimitrijevic, Jenny Spair, and Laura (Trevor Arnold) Spair; brother, George Spair of NV; sister-in-law, Dolores Spair of NV; and special nephew, Anthony (Jane) Spair. He is further survived by other loving family and friends.
Sam was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Michael in infancy; two brothers, Joseph and Steve Spair; and two sisters-in-law, Theresa and Joan Spair.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 16th at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 4816-7th Avenue Kenosha 53140, at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in IL will be private. A visitation will be held on Thursday at the church from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice Alliance or American Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111 60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654 3533
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