Melvin L. Springer Jr.

SPRING GROVE Melvin L. Springer, Jr., 53, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Lisa M. (Wetzel) Springer. They have shared 25 years together. Melvin was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on December 27, 1959, and was the son of Queen Esther (Felder) Springer and the late Melvin L. Springer, Sr. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his son, Raheem Xavier Perez (Springer); his brothers, Gilbert, Robert, and Lester Springer; his stepchildren, Pasha Dowling, Tiera Dowling, Heather Cooper, Jacqueline McFarland, and Nicky Ford; his grandchildren, Elijiah, Brayden, and Skyler; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service in celebration of his life will be held on Monday at 5 p.m. at Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC, 175 N Main St., Spring Grove, with the Rev. Matthew Stillman officiating. Interment will be held privately. A viewing will be held on Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions to help defray funeral costs may be made to any Metro Bank c/o Lisa M. Springer. Condolences may be shared at

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Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.
175 N. Main Street Spring Grove, PA 17362

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 21, 2013