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Wing, Spencer W.

Groton: Spencer W. Wing, 19, of Chipman Corners Road, Groton, NY, died unexpectedly on January 1, 2013. Born February 1, 1993 in Cortland, NY he was the son of Harry Wing III of Port Saint Lucie, FL and Colleen Hamilton of Groton. Spencer had graduated from Groton Central School in 2011 where he had played football, and then became employed at Stonehedge's Golf course, and had been a member of the Groton American Legion and Groton Rod and Gun Club. He had enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with his friends. In 2011, he enlisted to serve his country with the US Marine Corp, where he was serving as a Canoneer with Lima Battery, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment at Twentynine Palms, CA. His untimely death will leave a void in his family, friends and fellow Marine family. He is survived by the his parents, Colleen (Phil) Hamilton of Groton, Harry (Dora) Wing III of Port Saint Lucie, FL; his brother, Brandon Wing of Groton; half brother, Anthony J. Wing of FL; stepsisters, Kelsey Deso and Loralee Deso, both of Rouses Point, NY. Also surviving is his maternal grandfather, William Conner of Groton and his paternal grandfather, Gerald Thompson of Phoenix, NY as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandmothers, Patricia Conner and Ann Wing. Services will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2012, at the Groton Community Church at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Christopher Xenakis officiating. Burial with Full Military Honors will be held in the spring at the Groton Rural Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Zirbel Funeral Home, 115 Williams St., Groton on Friday, January 4, 2013, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Groton American Legion or the Groton Rod and Gun Club. Please leave condolences on the guest book at

Published in Ithaca Journal on Jan. 3, 2013
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