Gregory Spaid(1949 - 2010)

Gregory Joseph Spaid, 61, passed away Friday, August 20, 2010 at his home. Greg was born to the late Sam and Sue (Conces) Spaid in Lima, Ohio on May 30, 1949. He attended the University of Detroit, where he earned his engineering degree, and was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He worked as an engineer for over 30 years in Akron, Ohio, and the central Florida area.
Greg was a devout family man, and a caring friend. He greeted everyone with a smile, a joke, and a kind word. His compassion and humor will be missed.
He leaves behind his wife, Sheila; his son, Stephen; his sister, Kate Spaid and her children, Nick and Jessica; sister-in-law, Kathy Spaid and her children, Samantha, Nate, and Charlotte; his wife's siblings, Charles (Jan) Duggan and his son Matthew, Dennis Duggan, and Susan Duggan. Greg was predeceased by his brother, William "Bill" Spaid.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 28, 2010, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 5135 North Cocoa Blvd. U.S. 1, Cocoa, Florida 32927.
In lieu of flowers, Sheila requests that donations be made to The Leukemia/Lymphoma Society or the Space Coast Cancer Foundation.


Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 26, 2010