He was born Sept. 3, 1931, in Upper Tract and was the son of late Charles and Annie Spitzer.
Mr. Spitzer served in the United States Army for two years.
He was a journeyman welder and laboratory technician for Lockheed Martin, where he retired after 26 years. He also retired from Babcock Wilcox where he worked 10 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge (32nd degree), American Legion, VFW, Shriners and Moose Lodge.
He enjoyed his 21 years at his summer home in Smoke Hole. He lived in Florida for 72 years and Ohio for 20 years.
His wife, Theda Vance Spitzer preceded him in death.
Surviving are his loving companion of 27 years, Frances McLaughlin; a sister Marie Hull; and children, William Spitzer (Kathy), Deborah Chisholm (John), Susan Armentano (Robert) and Hank Spitzer.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter; and siblings, Arlena Hinkle, Woodrow Spitzer and Lee Spitzer.
In honoring his wishes, his body has been cremated.