Grace L. (Williams) Spino

Apr 21, 1916 - Mar 2, 2013

Grace L. (Williams) Spino, 96, of Norwalk, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center. 

She was born April 21, 1916, in Tiffin, Ohio, to Glen L. and Marcia Ellen (Fox) Williams Sr. Grace was raised in Tiffin, moved to Sandusky when she was 18, and came to Norwalk, in 1948. 

She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Altar Guild, the Christian Women's Club, and was former chairman of the Sunshine Committee. Grace was a former volunteer at Fisher-Titus Hospital and had been a hostess at the Firelands Museum. She was the founder and first president of the Town and Country Garden Club, was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and was a member of the Firelands Historical Society. 

Grace is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Patrick L. and Barbara Spino, of Norwalk, and daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Timothy Shenigo of Sandusky; grandson, Ross Spino; step grandchildren, Ryan Shoop, Timothy Shenigo, Corrie Shenigo, and Reid Shoop; six step great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Schmidt of Sandusky, Jeri Malone of Sandusky, Bertha Correll of Melmore, Ohio, and Norma Flechtner of Tiffin, Ohio. 

Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Spino, in 1988; brothers, Lehman, Hugh and Glen Williams Jr.; and sisters, Joyce Sowell and Dorothy Williams.

Friends may call 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church, Rev. Roger Harms will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to Firelands Historical Society, 4 Case Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857. 

Walker Funeral Home, 989 W. Main St., Norwalk, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made by going to