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Elisa Spalding

Taylorsville - Elisa Spalding, 66, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019.

Elisa was born to the late John Jr. and Sally Spalding in Louisville. She has been a violinist in the Louisville Orchestra since 1976 and was also a member of the Commonwealth String Quartet. In addition, she was a graduate of the University of Louisville and taught violin for 25 years. She also raised and showed basset hounds and was a member of the Kentuckiana Basset Hound Club

She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, John Spalding III.

She is survived by her son, Ryan Arms (Andrea); stepdaughter, Lindsey McMillan; grandchildren, Madison, Paxton, and Elliot Arms; brother, Franz Spalding (Mary); sisters, Sandy Lavender (David Sheehan) and Susan Southerland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Elisa will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road with burial to follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will take place before the service from 10 AM to 1 PM on Wednesday.

Memorial donations may be made in Elisa's memory to the Louisville Orchestra through Online condolences may be shared at
Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 15, 2019
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