Thomas (Tom) Huyett Spatz

Thomas (Tom) Huyett Spatz, 83 of Wyomissing, PA, died on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017, at The Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill, PA.
 Born on May 29, 1933 in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late William Spatz and Laura (Huyett) Spatz.
 He was the husband of Mary “Mamie” L. (Boyle) Spatz.  The couple most recently resided at Sunrise of Blue Bell, PA but also had a home in Wyomissing, PA.  Tom and Mamie traveled the world together and rejoiced in their children and grandchildren.
 Tom graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  Tom spent most of his career working at and retired from N.C.R. Corp. where he was a Systems Analyst and Systems Architect and was repeatedly recognized for his important systems contributions.  Tom loved strategy.  He was a Life Master at Bridge and an avid player.  Tom was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Reading, PA and also attended St. John Lutheran Church in Blue Bell, PA.  Tom’s faith was an integral part of his life. 
 In addition to his dear wife Mamie, Tom is survived by 1 son, George Reynolds Spatz, husband of Mital Spatz, of Chicago, IL, 1 daughter, Laura Ellen Spatz O’Donnell, wife of Michael W. O’Donnell, of San Antonio, TX, and 4 Grandchildren, Shreya and Maya Spatz and Max and Samantha Kate O’Donnell.
 Also surviving are 6 step children and 13 step-grandchildren: Michael McGowan (Stephanie) of Birdsboro, PA and their children Jason and Maise; Patrick McGowan (Cathy) of Blue Bell, PA and their children, Andrew, Colleen and Julie; Sean McGowan (Marsha) of Wyomissing, PA and their children, Ryan (Eleanor) and Peter; Suzanne Wright (John) of Greensburg, PA and their children, Rachel, Samantha and Courtney; Kelly McGowan of Blue Bell, PA; and Kevin McGowan (Megan) of Alpharetta, GA and their children, Shannon, Caitlyn and Sarah.
 The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Dengler Funeral Home, located at 144 N. Spruce Street, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.  A Funeral service will be held thereafter at 10:30 AM at Dengler Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Birdsboro Cemetery following the service.
 In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Trinity Lutheran Church of Reading, 527 Washington Street, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601.
 Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.

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