John M. Sponar


John M. Sponar, 67, of Lower Windsor Township passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Hazel E. Bachman Sponar with whom he celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 15th, 2016. He was born in San Francisco, CA, son of the late John T. and Margaret Sheehy Sponar. He worked for Conrail for 9 years and also was a union painter for the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades for 30 years before his retirement in January 2014. He attended Living Word Community Church, was a veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam conflict serving two tours of duty. He was a lifetime member of VFW post #7045 Hellam, King of Clubs Hunting Club, Hornton, VA, American Rifle Association, Yorkanna Game Club, and the Boykin Spaniel Society.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons: Jon C. Sponar, East Prospect, and Justin W. (Fiancée Abbey) Sponar, York, PA. Two grandchildren: Emily A. Sponar and Carter. Two sisters: Rosemary Weidman, Ephrata and Carol Sponar, Columbia.

Graveside service and burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Friday, August 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM.  Please omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Living Word Community Church, 2530 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion, PA 17356.  Arrangements by Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence visit the condolence page.