Julius Joseph "Joe" Spinnati

December 27, 1920 - September 29, 2019
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Julius J. ‘Joe’ Spinnati, age 98 of Cridersville, passed at 2:58 a.m., Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Otterbein Cridersville. He was born on December 27, 1920 in Lima, Ohio to the late Dominic and Rose Calcaterra Spinnati. On April 28, 1966 he married Mary Routson Spinnati, who passed on April 10, 2017.
Mr. Spinnati retired from Teledyne Ohio Steel and was a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in Lima and a former member of the Lima Eagles. Joe volunteered for numerous years at St. Vincent DePaul, a local soup kitchen “Our Daily Bread”, numerous Sunday breakfasts at St. John’s Catholic Church, and was a Golden Rule Award recipient at the 10th annual J.C. Penney/United Way of Greater Lima Golden Rule Awards. He was most proud of, at the age of 89, making his first hole in one at the Hidden Creek Golf Club.
He is survived by 2 sons, Frank (Sandy) Spinnati of Cridersville; James (Judy) Spinnati of Portsmouth; a daughter, Cheryl (John) Iiames of NC; 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Mary Dooley and Anna Cresente, and a brother, Benedict Spinnati; 2 sons, Alan “Alley” Spinnati; Gregory (Vicki) Spinnati; a daughter, Diana Spinnati; 2 step sons, Ronald Custer and Robert Custer.
The family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3rd. at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Lima with Father David Ross officiating. Private burial will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. John’s Catholic Church.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

St. Johns Catholic Church


777 South Main Street, Lima, OH, 45804

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Born: December 27, 1920
Died: September 29, 2019

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Lois Lunsford posted on 10/1/19

My sincere condolences Jim. My prayers and hpughts ate with you and your family during this time Love Lois


Robin Conway posted on 9/30/19

Joe will be missed. Prayers of comfort for all the family in your loss. Joe lead a full and happy life. He and Mary are together again, dancing in heaven . Joe always had a smile on his face.