Obituary of Lawrence Spoto
LeRoy ~ Lawrence S. "Larry" Spoto, age 83, of Fillmore Street, passed away at home unexpectedly on Tuesday morning (December 4, 2018).
He was born April 14, 1935 in Dunkirk, N.Y., a son of the late Alexander and Angela Acoraci Spoto.
Larry will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and dear friend to many. He was a man completely devoted to his family, faith and his community. He was a dedicated member of Our Lady of Mercy Parish, the Knights of Columbus, the American Legion and a past board member of All Babies Cherished. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and returned to his community and became a respected businessman and auto dealer for over 40 years with the former Chief Pontiac-Cadillac-Buick-GMC dealership in Lime Rock. Larry was also a proud alumnus of St. Bonaventure University and an avid Boston Red Sox fan.
He was predeceased by his wives, Donna Biasuzi Spoto in 1966 and Jean Kunego Spoto in 2012. He is survived by his children, Peter Spoto of Australia, Rebecca (William Rivera) Spoto of VA, David Spoto of LeRoy, Dr. Amy (Jason Henderson) Spoto of Middletown, NY, Mark Spoto of Rochester, Sarah (Derek) Spink of LeRoy and Thomas Spoto of Rochester; grandchildren, Asher, Kaylyn, Ella, Ava, Lauren, Emma, Madison and Drew, along with many dear friends.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 1 ~ 5 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy. His Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in memory of Larry are suggested to All Babies Cherished, 445 Ellicott St., Batavia, N.Y. 14020.