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William H. Spirka
LEHIGH ACRES, FLORIDA- William H. Spirka, age 87, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, passed away on Sunday, Jan 12, 2014.
William was born Oct 15, 1926 in Pascoag, RI the son of the Late Joseph & Mary Spirka.
He enlisted in the US Navy in 1944 and served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. After serving in the Navy for 22 years he retired from there in 1966.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lise (Begin) Spirka; his parents; and his brother and sisters. William is survived by his children, Debra Bozzi; Richard Desjarlais, Ronald Desjarlais, Christy Reilly, and Lise Ann Spirka; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his brother, John Spirka of Pascoag, RI.
Funeral services were held in Fort Myers, Florida under the direction of Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park: (239)334-4880. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association: