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“Deepest Sympathy, to your families,Your Dad was a great friend to all,I always respected him very highly,a very strong and good man,we had lots of...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mark Staron - Indiana, PA

“In loving memory of my Uncle Fats. I am sure right at this very moment that you and my dad are up in heaven fishing or hunting. I know that my dad...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Diana Sapde (Dee) - McIntyre, PA

“To the Spaid family: You Have our deepest sympathy.I hope You all find comfort through all you are endureing right now.Remember...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: tammie and chuck jones - PA

“In loving memory of a father in law that was like no other man I have ever met. I am truly honored to have had spent the last ten years with such a...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jessica Spaid - Avonmore, PA

“RIP PAP We will miss you, please watch over us all with grandma by your side now. Happy Early Anniversary to you and grandma, we miss you both...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: David Rader - Slickville, PA

“RIP Foster ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dan & Ashley Eckenrode - PA

“The many, many weekends you spent with barb aT our house with me makeing tons of homemade pizza and home made buns . Will allways be...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: jenny spade - salsburg pa , PA

“R.I.P PAP we all love you an are going to miss you very much!! Watch down on everyone!! ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Cody&Malinda

“REST IN PEACE PAP!!!! ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Donna & Carly - saltsburg, PA


Foster A. "Fats" Spaid, 76, of Avonmore, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at his home.

Born January 21, 1937 in Irvona, PA, he was the son of the late Lloyd Spaid & Thelma (Kline) Spaid.

Fats lived in Avonmore most of his life, and served our country with the United States Army. He worked at the Avonmore Foundry as a molder for more than 20 years, last working in 1982. Fats was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, camping, and boating.

In addition to his parents, Fats was preceded in death by his wife: Barbara J. (Shearer) Spaid, who passed away 5-2-1998, brother: Lloyd "Bud" Spaid, and an infant brother Lloyd.

Fats is survived by his daughters: Debbie (David) Rader of Nowrytown, Paula Lucas of Indiana, PA, Brenda (William) Smith of Shelocta, PA, son: Terry (Jessica) Spaid of Avonmore, grandchildren: David, Cody, Shawn & Cassidy, Chelsey, great grandchildren: Bryce "Peanut" and Mason "Squirt", sisters:
Ruth "Footsie" Miller of North Apollo, Jean (Doug) Armburst of North Huntingdon, Eva (Ray) Cornman of Clarksburg, PA, Kathy (Robert) Bowman of Avonmore, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, February 8, 2013 from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. at the Curran Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 701 Salt St., Saltsburg. A Celebration of Life Tribute Service takes place Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment in Elders Ridge Cemetery, Elders Ridge.

The family requests Memorial Contributions be made in Fats's name to: American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-3914.

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