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Gerald J. Spitz

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Gerald J. Spitz Obituary
The Honorable Gerald J. Spitz Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Gerald J. Spitz, 72, of Garnet Valley, PA died on December 5, 2013, at Penn Presbyterian Hospital. Born in Ridley Park, PA, he resided in Garnet Valley, PA. Judge Spitz was a previous resident of Concord Twp. and Prospect Park, PA. He graduated from Ridley Park High School, Class of 1959 and received a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania Military College. He then graduated from Dickinson Law School in Carlisle, PA. Jerry served in the Army, 1st Lieutenant, 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War. He practiced law in Delaware County and later became Deputy District Attorney and the Special Prosecutor of Delaware County. He was elected to the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives serving four terms for the 162nd District. He later became an Administrative Law Judge for the U.S. Social Security Administration. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas F. and Mary E. Dougherty Spitz. Survivors: Wife of 40 years, Pamela Weaver Spitz, daughters, Megan E. Spitz and husband Eric Milby and Alison J. Spitz, 4 grandchildren, brothers, Thomas, Joseph and Gregory (Agnes) Spitz, also survived by sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and extended family. Memorial Services: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 10:00a.m., at Providence Friends Meeting, 105 North Providence Rd., Media, PA 19063. Visitation: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 7-9p.m., at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA. Interment: Private. Contributions: American Red Cross www.redcross.org or Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research www.stopsarcoidosis.org Online condolences may be made by visiting: www.paganofuneralhome.com
Published in The Daily Times on Dec. 10, 2013
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