Audrey A. Spanos
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A loving wife, mother, daughter,
sister, and friend
PELHAM, New Hampshire -- Audrey A. (Dalton) Spanos, 44, of Pelham, New Hampshire, a member of a well known Greater Lowell family, died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, while vacationing with her family as a result of a five year battle with lung cancer.
Audrey volunteered to participate in multiple clinical trials for the advancement of cancer treatment, not only for herself, but also for the benefit of those who might follow.
She was beloved wife of Chris A. Spanos with whom she would have celebrated her 20th Wedding Anniversary this September.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, October 22, 1968, the daughter of Mary (Cardoza) Dalton and the late William Dalton, she was a communicant of St. Mary Magdalen Church in Tyngsboro.
Audrey attended Lowell Schools and was a graduate of the Print Shop at Greater Lowell Regional Technical High School in the Class of 1986.
A super mom, life was all about family, especially her daughters. She also enjoyed decorating her house for family and friends.
Besides her husband and mother, Audrey is survived by two daughters, Karisa Spanos, a Senior at Pelham High School, and Paige Spanos, a Freshman at Pelham High School; two sisters, Barbie Moses and her husband, Joe of Tyngsboro, and Jody Theriault and her husband, Kevin of Tewksbury; a brother, Billy Dalton of Tyngsboro; her father-in-law, Charles Spanos of Lowell; her in-laws, Sandy Thibedeau and her husband, Tim of Spring, TX, Charlene Morrisey and her husband, Ron of Hudson, and Chuck Spanos; her Goddaughter, Katie Newt of Dracut; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
SPANOS -- Of Pelham, NH, April 22, 2013, Audrey A. (Dalton) Spanos, 44, formerly of Lowell, beloved wife of Chris A. Spanos. Friends may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 3 to 8 P.M. Friday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Saturday morning at ST. MARY MAGDALEN CHURCH in TYNGSBORO at 10 o'clock. Burial in the Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/ directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Early Day Development Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, c/o Geoffrey Shapiro, M.D., 10 Brookline Place West Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
J.F. O'Donnell & Sons Funeral Home
276 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
Published in Lowell Sun from May 2 to May 3, 2013