Obituary for Eugene Valentino Spiotto
Eugene V. Spiotto, 94, of Killen passed away Friday January 5, 2018 at his home. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Elkins East Chapel from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. A service will follow at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in St. Florian.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, wife, Inger Bjorg Skodven Spiotto. Sisters: Mary Lopez, Lucille Wren, Vera Picotti, Theresa DiGiovine. Brothers: Anthony, Peter, Elmer, Pat, Tommy, and Robert Spiotto
A beloved father and grandfather, he is survived by daughters, Rose Inger Hollis (David), and Rita Elisabeth Penhallegon (Thomas); grandchildren, Sean Hollis (Melissa Latko), Heather Hollis Simmerer (James), Dylan Ward, Alex Ward, and Thomas Penhallegon. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, including Rosemary Vaccaro, Lucille Confessore, Bente Nordbaek, Mary Belotti, Kirsten Vaccaro, Rosina Racioppi, Nancy Purcell, RoseAnn Niosi, Betty Cook, and Marguerite Herzog.
Mr. Spiotto was a World War II Veteran, serving as a Marine in the Pacific theatre; he went on to serve 26 years in the Army and Air Force; receiving the Air Force commendation medal for service in Norway with NATO. After retirement from the armed services he went on to work for the Marine Corps logistics center in Albany, Georgia.
Pallbearers will be David Hollis, M.D., Sean Hollis, Thomas G. Penhallegon, Dylan Ward, Alex Ward, Thomas E. C. Penhallegon, and James Simmerer.
The Family would like to give special thanks to David A. Hollis, M.D., Hisham BaAlbaki, M.D., the caring staff of Killen Clinic, Pam Erickson, and Jamey Kirby.
Elkins East Chapel invites you to leave your condolences at www.elkisnfuneralhome.com