Michael Anthony Spellman

Born: Tue., Aug. 29, 1961
Died: Wed., Apr. 15, 2020

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Michael Anthony Spellman, age 58, of Erie, formerly of North East passed away on Wednesday April 15th, surrounded by his wife, children, siblings and father. He was born on August 29,1961 in Erie, PA the son of William Spellman of Ripley, NY and the late Marie (Muscarella) Spellman. Mike attended Ripley Central High School and later served his country in the United States Navy as a Boiler Tech and a Hull Tech on the USS Forrest Sherman. He was employed by Welch Foods in North East for 19 years as a filter press operator. He was a member of the Brotherhood of St. Joseph Club, North East American Legion Post 105, and the North East VFW Post 4789. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.  Mike will always be remembered for his sense of humor and quick wit. There was no line he wouldn’t cross to make someone laugh. He had a kind heart; his family were his friends and his friends were his family.  He is survived by his beloved wife, Colleen (Giles) Spellman whom he married August 23, 2014; children, Josh Spellman (Kayla) of Harborcreek, Michael Spellman Jr. (Tyler) of North East, Amanda Spellman of North East, Ryan Weigle (Katie) of Louisville, KY, and Carson Sontag of Lexington, KY; siblings, Jon Spellman of Ripley, Mary Jo Spoon (Ray) of Harborcreek, Sandra Holmes (Gene) of North East, Donald Spellman of Ripley, Richard Spellman of Erie, and Lynn Yori (Michael) of North East; grandchildren, Dominic, Rylee, Archer, Harvey, Luke, Charlotte, Reagan, Paisley, Ava, Colton; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Private funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East. Interment will be held at St. Gregory Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2115 W 38th St., Erie, PA. Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.


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Larry Muscarella
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
It's hard when we lose someone close !! God eases the pain when we are comforted knowing whose we are and where we are going. My joy is knowing Mike will be there and we will have eternal life together!!

Vicky White
   Posted Fri April 17, 2020
So sorry for your loss.

Kathy Seblink
   Posted Sat April 18, 2020
Spellman Family
I am so sorry for your loss. Mike will be missed by many. You are all in my prayers.

Kathy Seblink
Erie, PA

Rene Bearce
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
You will be greatly missed. Prayers for all of your family. Class of 1980 Rene Bearce

Ricky and Mary Ecker
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
so sorry for you loss Mike was a good man he will be greatly missed prayers sent up for the family RIP MIKE WE LOVE YOU

Melody Kelsey Amidon
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
My deepest sympathy to the Spellman family. Rest easy Mike. You are loved and missed.

Donna Mathews
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
My deepest sympathy go out to Colleen, Mike's children, grandchildren, his family and his friends.im so very sorry for your loss

Wally and Coleen Howser
   Posted Mon April 20, 2020
So sorry for your loss. He fought a good fight. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Stefanie Bonnell
   Posted Thu April 23, 2020
It was truly an honor to be on Mike’s hospice team. My condolences to your family. Stefanie

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