Patricia M. ‘Patti’ Spero

Patricia M. “Patti” Spero, 67, of Tiffin, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at her residence.

Patti was born April 10, 1952, in Tiffin, to the late Henry J. and Carmella T. (Spino) Straub. She married Gary W. Spero Nov. 17, 1972, and he preceded her in death Oct. 2, 2008.

Survivors include her son, Bryan (Holly) Spero of Bellevue; granddaughter, Carleigh Spero of Bellevue; companion, Bud Mowery of Tiffin; a sister, Cathie Stark of Tiffin; and many nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Patti was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a brother-in-law, Donald Stark.

Patti graduated from Columbian High School, Tiffin, in 1970. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and worked for Mercy Health, Tiffin. She was an avid photographer and enjoyed photographing local bands, especially Bud and Bryan’s bands. She was the cheerleading advisor for Calvert Catholic Schools for several years and liked shopping. Patti enjoyed supporting her granddaughter, Carleigh, and spending time with family.

A Mass of Christian burial for Patti will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with The Rev. Mathew Mammen officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to the start of the service.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin. Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to F.A.C.T. Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment, P.O. Box 624, Tiffin.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.