DeYoung Memorial Chapel

601 N California St, Stockton, CA


George Spadafore

February 22, 1930June 10, 2019

George Louis Spadafore passed away peacefully on June 10, 2019 surrounded by his loved ones at the age of 89. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Shirley Spadafore, son Tom Spadafore (Marci), daughter Lori Freitas (Al), grandchildren Ryan Grayson (Mekayla), Gino Spadafore, Dominic Spadafore, great-grandson Giovanni George Grayson. George is preceded in death by his late parents Michael and Mary Spadafore. George was born on February 22, 1930 in San Jose, CA. He attended schools in the San Jose area growing up. After graduating high school George attended San Jose State where he received his Bachelors in Business Administration then he went to the US Army and served in the Korean War. He met his wife Shirley just prior to entering the service they married and settled into Stockton to raise their family. George devoted many years working for San Joaquin County. George was passionate about golf, youth athletics in his younger days, coaching several different sports activities, and always encouraging the youth to participate in sports. But most of all George was always encouraging to his children and especially his grandchildren to set goals and achieve them. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and grandchildren who loved and cherished him very much.

DeYoung Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Spadafore family. A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 9-11 am followed by a Funeral service at 11 am at DeYoung Memorial Chapel, Stockton. The Committal will be private. In Lieu of Flowers the Spadafore family has asked donations be made in honor of George Spadafore to Shriners Hospitals for Children / Northern California, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817.


  • Richard Dell’Aringa , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Silvio Dell’Aringa, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jim Freitas, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Ryan Grayson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gino Spadafore, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dominic Spadafore, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • Chapel Service Wednesday, June 19, 2019


George Spadafore

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