Louis L. Spano, 70, of Wood River passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at his home.
He was born Dec. 26, 1945, in Alton. He married Nancy Hinson Aug. 7, 1971, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Wood River. Louis was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Louis retired from Shell Oil Company in 2004, where he worked as an electrician.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Spano of Wood River; two daughters, Lisa (Jeff) Wood of Bellevue, Wash., and Tara (Kostas) Gavardinas of Indianapolis, Ind.; three grandchildren, Olivia and Vivian Wood and Nadia Gavardinas and a brother, Leo (Norma) Spano in Wood River.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jasper Spano.
Louis made a gift of his body to Washington University School of Medicine; at his request, there will be no services. Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights entrusted with professional services. Memorials can be made to BJC Hospice. Online guestbook available at www.paynicfh.com.