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1946 Fr. 2022

Fr. Joseph Spena

September 24, 1946 — February 7, 2022


Father H. Joseph Spena, 75, died on February 7, 2022 with family and friends present. He was born in Moorestown, NJ and served in the USMC. Joe was a paramedic in Philadelphia for 23 years and later a vascular technologist at Deborah Heart & Lung Center until retiring. In 2018, Joe was ordained an Anglican Catholic Priest.

He is preceded by his parents and brothers, Robert & David.

Fr. Joe loved God, family, animals, antique vehicles and was a member of the Steudebaker’s drivers club.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Eileen (Sankey) Spena; sister in law, Dr. Mary Ann Callen; nephews, Robert (Deb) Spena and Patrick (Melissa) Callen; nieces, Ann Wiley, Colleen (Sean) Powell, Erin, Mary Kate, Meaghan and Dr. Anne (Jake) Callen; family friends the Capewell family and Upton family.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 26, 2022 at St. George Anglican Cathedral in Ocala beginning at 10:15 a.m. with a Memorial Mass immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations in his name  to your charity of choice or or St.Jude Children’s Hospital.

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