laura spano
Laura Sue Spano, 41, of Weirton, passed away of natural causes Monday, January 04, 2010 at her home. Born August 28, 1968 in Weirton, she was a daughter of Leoma "Peg" Skinner Flowers of Weirton and the late Homer F. Flowers. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Randy and David Flowers. For 22 years, Laura worked at the Ponderosa Steak House in Weirton. Laura had a strong love of farming and animals, especially her beloved cats. In addition to her mother, Laura is survived by her husband Joe of Weirton whom she married January 11, 2007 and her nephew Randy W. Flowers of Weirton. Friends will be received Thursday from 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be conducted at 11AM Friday. The Reverend Christina Hosler will preside. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock County Animal Shelter, Post Office Box 508, New Manchester, WV 26056.

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  1. To the Spano and Flowers families, please accept my deepest sympathy on your loss. I remember both families from school. May God hold and comfort you in his loving arms. Jeanie Green McHenry

  2. Peg, Joe, Randy, My heart truely is broken. Laura is such a wonderful person and beautiful, pure soul. Not many women carried that innocents she has through out their life time. I spent the day with all the family when Homer passed, Laura said to me, how sorry she was for my family and our loss. She put herself behind to lift me up, but also gave me encouragement to be stronger. I wish I had the words to give each of you comfort. I am so sorry for all your pain and hurt. I’d like to help anyway possible In my heart and prayers, Misty Ash

  3. We worked with Laure at Ponderosa many years ago. She was a very sweet person that made you laugh all the time. When we ate at Ponderosa and she was working she would always run to give us a hug. Laura would call me Izabell and I called her Laura Loo. She will be sadly missed!!

  4. Joe and Peg , I am sincerly sorry for Laura’s passing . She was a great woman who I thought of fondly . May God take her into his arms and give her eternal peace

  5. I went to school with Laura and she was a very sweet soul, i have not lived in Weirton for 20 some years but i remember her as if it was yesterday. i pray for her family and to be so young it is very devasting i will keep her family in my prayers and Laura God bless you and rest in peace

  6. Peg, Joe, Randy, Patty and family, What words can I say for your sorrow? I was at your house today, seeing your shock. I have not answers as to why we have to loose our babies Peg. You are so strong. God Bless all of you with strength. Remember, our loved ones are always with us, watching over us. Please, if I can be of any comfort, do not hesitate to call me. Laura was so funny! She brought many smiles to others. What a wonderful gift she has left in her memory. I remember my son with a smile. We have to grab all these wonderful smiles to make us go on. Bless you all, I feel your pain. Sincerely, Judy Ash

  7. Laura’s Family, Laura and I attended Weir Jr. and Sr. High together. It has been many years since I’ve seen her, but I will always remember her as a very nice and sweet person. My sincere condolences. Suzanne Gareis Tenaglio

  8. Peg and Randy, I can’t believe Laura is gone. I just saw her two months ago at my dad’s showing. She came in with her eyes full of tears and I said to her, “Its okay. He’s with Randy now.”. Now she is with them too and I’m sure my dad is making her crazy already! My heart breaks for all that you both have been through. Its sad to see another life cut short! If you need anything, please don’t hesitate! Sincerely and with much love, Mandy Merico

  9. I meet Laura years ago from my oldest brother Danny, whom is in heaven too. Im sure he meet her in open arms . We now have another angel looking over us. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. God bless

  10. Peg, Joe,& Randy, My heart goes out to you in this moment of great loss. I was very fortunate to have seen and talked to Laura just a few days before she passed. We shared many a laugh and joke as we worked together at Ponderosa.It’s so hard to lose someone so young and so sudden. You are in my prayers. May God be with you.

  11. Dear Joe, I am so sorry for the loss of your wife, Laura. I really did not know her until I met her at Marcy’s funeral. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  12. To Laura’s family you all have my deepest heartfelt sympathy Laura was a wonderful person that I had the privelage to get to know at Ponderosa. I will never forget her.

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