Age 75, of Shaler Twp., on Thursday, July 15, 2021, Mr. Spadafora was the beloved husband of Ann Weidner Wetzel Spadafora; father of Frank Spadafora (Stacy Bodow), Dana Spadafora, Michele Bucek (Jere); step-father of Ed Wetzel, Jeff Wetzel; brother of Rita Parise of Consenza, Calabria, Italy, and the late Silvio Spadafora, Rose Felice; grandfather of Chloe Spadafora, Sara Wetzel, Kai Spadafora, Kriya Spadafora, Elias Grim, Opal Crayne, Mila Bucek, Zane Bucek; uncle of Harry Spadafora, Paul R. Spadafora; also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews who reside in Italy and Canada.
Mr. Spadafora was a retired Spanish teacher, concrete contractor & restauranteur. Paul immigrated to Sharpsburg from Italy at the age of 12. Over time, Paul was a marathon runner and enjoyed cooking, disco and ballroom dancing, playing pool, and especially playing poker.
Celebrate Mr. Spadafora’s life with his family on Sunday from 2-8 PM at PERMAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 923 Saxonburg Blvd., Shaler Twp. The family respectfully suggests donations be made to Global Links, 700 Trumbull Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205 or Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mt. Royal Blvd., Pittsburgh PA 15116 or a charity of your choice. In lieu of a luncheon on the day of the funeral, Paul will be honored at a celebration of his life:
Open House Celebration of the Life of Paul Spadafora on Friday, August 20, 2021 from 6-9 p.m. at Tree Pittsburgh, 32 62nd Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201. Due to the spread of the Delta variant of COVID, the family respectfully requests that only those who are vaccinated attend.
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