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“My deepest sympathy to you Margaret, and all the Spieldenners. Eddie was always so full of fun and love. He will be sorely missed by all. I will...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Jo-Anne Clough - Port Charlotte, FL

“We will always remember Eddie as the smiling friendly person he was. Warmest wishes and condolences to the family. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Pat & Dick Dickenshied - FL

“When I think of Eddie, I think of that impish smile, and ALL of the LOVE he gave... for his darling Margie, his children, his grandchildren and his...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Sherri Huggett-Harris - Hudson, FL

“Eddie will be greatly missed by all who have had the honor to meet him! Love and condolences to the Spieldenner Family. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Carl Berch - Punta Gorda, FL

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Eddie A. Spieldenner, 92, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away at his home Friday, April 2, 2010. He was born Feb. 10, 1918 in Fremont, Ohio. Eddie served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He ran Eddie Spieldenner Carpet, Decorating and Toys for many years in Fostoria, Ohio. Eddie then worked as a Realtor in Sandusky, Ohio before settling in Port Charlotte, where he began his life as a broker in real estate. One of the original owners of Gatorz Restaurant, Eddie developed the recipe for their famous chicken wings. Many who met Eddie considered him a friend. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Margaret (nee Gonya); children, Lawrence of Port Charlotte, Robert (Lien) of San Diego, Calif., Richard (Bonnie) of Albion, Maine, Kathleen (Alan) Szucs of Amherst, Ohio, Gene (Pam) of Burlington, Vt., Patrick (Karen) of Port Charlotte, Michael (Sarah) of Brooklyn, N.Y., Christopher of Port Charlotte, Maureen (Craig) Barton of Half Moon Bay, Calif., Vicky (nee McNabb) of Port Charlotte, and Mark of Port Charlotte; 40 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Eddie was preceded in death by his children, Timothy, who died in 2002, and Theresa, who died at birth. Visitation hours are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. The Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2010 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 2500 Easy St., Port Charlotte. Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home.

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