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Ronald J. Spero

May 12, 1938 ~ August 28, 2021 (age 83)

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Ronald J. Spero, age 83, of Valencia, passed away with his family by his side on Saturday afternoon, August 28, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living in Adams Twp.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA on May 12, 1938, he was the son of the late William C. and Frances Schad Spero.

Ron had been a route manager for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and was a member of the Teamster’s Union.

He attended St. Kilian Church in Cranberry Twp. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus at Nativity Parish, where he was also an usher and had been a basketball coach.

Ron had served in the United States Air Force during Peacetime.

Surviving are his three daughters, Gail Spero-Burrell of Mars, Marsha Spero-Palermo of Wexford and Cynthia Spero-Stein (Brian) of Valencia, his grandchildren, Sahara, Peter, and Portland Canovali of Wexford, a sister, Myrna Spero-Wittebort of Butler, a brother, William Spero of South Hills and nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kilian Church, 7076 Franklin Rd. Cranberry Twp., PA on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM, with Fr. Charles Bober, pastor, officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in Holy Savior Cemetery, Richland Twp., PA. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Directions and condolences are available at


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