John Spellman

March 7, 1936March 24, 2013

EASTHAM – John A. Spellman, of Eastham, passed away peacefully on March 24th after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Paterson, NJ to Mary and Raymond Spellman on March 7, 1936. He was the husband of Margaret Mary Spellman for 55 years and leaves behind his wife and children; Cheryl Hand and husband Bob of Flemington, NJ, John Spellman of Greenwood Lake, NY; grandchildren, Jessica Spellman, Scott Spellman, and Danielle Wolfson, plus many New Jersey and Cape Cod friends. He had worked for Dupont in Pompton Lakes, NJ where he had lived for many years. While in Pompton Lakes he served as a Special Police Officer for 20 years. Upon retirement he lived in Shrewsbury, MA and then moved to Cape Cod full-time where he lived life to the fullest. John loved cooking for friends, fishing, and golfing. He had a great sense of humor and a zest for life. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in memory of John A. Spellman to: HOPE Hospice, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601. A Celebration of Life will be held on a date yet to be determined.


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August 31, 2013

Thanks so much all of you. He was a Wonderful Guy and always assisted people when help was needed. It is not easy being with out the guy I first met in fourth grade at St. Francis School. Peg Spellman

Donna Cherry-Arrigo

April 25, 2013

Thinking of Mrs Spellman, Cheri and John and their families as they pass through this most difficult time! May God sustain you with the comfort of the wonderful memories you shared with your husband and Dad till you meet again....

Corky Guenter

April 6, 2013

So sorry to hear of John's passing. My memories of John over the years are all pleasant ones. He was so great to talk to at the reunions, we shared many experiences at St. Anthony's and BHS '55. Sincere condolences to Peg and all of John's many many friends and family members. Corky Guenter

Mary Ann (Ford) Woods

April 4, 2013

It is sad to hear about John's passing. I lived in Haskell, and I was in the Butler HS class of 1955. I lost my husband 6 months ago, so I have very deep sympathy for John's wife. My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family.

April 3, 2013

My deepest sympathy to all of the Spellman family. I lived in Haskell as well as being a classmate of Butler Class of 55, My thoughts and Prayers are with you all. Roberta Milligan Hatcher

Richard Wotruba

April 3, 2013

I was on same football team as John was. May the great memories you have of John carry you through this sad period.John is in a better place even though his body is no longer with you,his spirit will always be with you.hugs rich wotruba

April 3, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Pat McCormick Kulley

April 3, 2013

May God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. My sympathy to all. John was a classmate at St. Anthony's and Butler High.

April 2, 2013

My sympathy to all of John's family. He was my classmate in Butler High School, class of 1955. Carol (Rogers) Baum

April 2, 2013


I just learned of John's passing. I am so sorry. He was a thoughtful and gentle man. I was privileged to know him. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Nancy & Ed Daniels