The Diaconate Office informs the passing of Deacon Rich Spiro, age 81, a retired deacon from St. Paul Parish, Tampa, on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Deacon Spiro was ordained for the Diocese of Venice on June 4, 2005 and came to the Diocese of St. Petersburg in 2019. He is survived by his wife, Coleen, along with their six children, grandchildren, and extended family and loved ones.
A Memorial Mass (no body, no cremains) will be offered at St. Paul Parish, 12708 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, at 10:00 am on Friday, March 31, 2023.
Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Mrs. Coleen Spiro c/o St. Paul Parish at the above mentioned address.
May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed,
by the mercy of God, rest in peace!