Dec. 16, 1929 Dec. 12, 2012
Griffith "Griff" Spaid Sr., 82, Portage, died Wednesday. He was born in La Jose, son of Norman and Octa (Spencer) Spaid. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth (Hancharik); two sons: Robert of Portage and Richard of Somerset; three grandchildren; and two siblings: Jean Scarton of Pittsburgh and Robert of Portage. He was preceded in death by a son, Griffith Jr.; and a brother, Harold. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Portage, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. Committal will be held in La Jose Cemetery.