March 13, 1919 - September 2, 2013
Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, September 6 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Alice Mae (Burcham) Spangler, 94, of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Monday, September 02, 2013 in her home.
She was born March 13, 1919 in Huntington, West Virginia the daughter of Irvine and Ivy (Meadows) Burcham.
Alice was married to Everett Spangler and was the owner of Spangler’s Greenhouse for over 60 years. While working as a florist, she was known to provide Memorial Day arrangements for Maple Grove Cemetery. Alice loved canning and spending time with her kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her daughter-in-laws, Helen Spangler and Pat Spangler both of Mechanicsburg; grandchildren, Richard Jr. (Polly) Spangler of Mechanicsburg, Cindy (Rick) Lambert of Chandler, AZ, Donald Spangler of Marion, Jennifer (Don) Hanks of Ponte Verda, FL and Lisa Spangler Durand of Mechanicsburg; great grandchildren, Sabrena, Richard III, Erica, Erin, Brian, Pierce, Cher, Aryan, Kane and Clayton; great-great grandchildren, Katie, Courtney, Madalynn and Barrett; sisters, Mable Spangler of Mechanicsburg and Nellie Boyer; brother, Harry “Jr.” (Janet) Boden; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Alice is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett; sons, Everett Junior and Richard Spangler; brother-in-laws, George Boyer, Bill (Florence) Spangler, John (Dorothy) Spangler and Charles Spangler; sister-in-laws, Wanda Boden and Ethel (Bill) Wiese.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 6, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Rev. Dr. Harley Roston officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mechanicsburg Fire & EMS Association, 11159 Rosedale Rd, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Little Grandma is at peace now. No more pain or suffering, God , Jesus Christ & the Holy Spirit have taken care of EVERYTHING. We will see you at Heavens Gates!
Jennie & Don Hanks
Dear Spangler Family,
Allow me to extend my sincere regret for the loss of Miss Alice. May the Peace of The Lord give You comfort in your time of grief.
Miss Alice’s work ethics were certainly responsible & proof positive that her son, Richard E. Spangler Sr. & daughter in-law , Patricia instilled in their four children.
Truly a respectful , strong & loving family .
September 6, 2013
Dearest Little Grandma,
On September 2nd, the year of Our Lord-2013, God determined it was time for you to experience Unspeakable Peace. God brought you forth on March 13th,1919. Our heavenly Father is a complete expression of Love .God loves you with an everlasting LOVE just as your Earthly family does. Little Grandma your name is written In the Lambs book of LIFE. When we approach heavens gates remember our Family has a standing reservation. With tremendous Love, Jennie & Don.