Lawrence M Spellen was cremated in California and later interred at All Saints Catholic Cemetery (Des Plaines, IL) - in the family grave.
Obituary -Feb. 21,2003 edition
Father Lawrence M Spellen, 85, a chaplain and campus minister, died Tuesday at his home.
He was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Chicago and ordained as a priest in 1946. He served as chaplain and campus minister at Palma High School from 1976 to 1989. He lived in Salinas foe 13 years.
Father Spellen is survived by a sister Margaret Spicer of Chicago, and two foster sons, Hoan and Toan Pham, both of Westminster.
A memorial Mass will be held at 7 p.m., Monday at the Brother Edmund Rice Chapel at Palma High School.
The family suggests that any memorial contributions be made to the Brother Edmund Rice Chapel at Palma High School, 919 Iverson St, Salinas 93901.
(The Monterey County Herald, pB5(CA)/Archives - Record #7110948)
(The Californian, p-2C (Salinas CA)/Archives - Record #10482627934093)
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