Alan Louis Sposito, aged 70, went peacefully home into the arms of the Lord on June 9, 2020 at Hillcrest Hospital. Alan was born in Ashtabula, Ohio to Joyce (Stoneman) and Louis Sposito. He was a graduate of Harbor High School (1968) and wed the love of his life Sandy Sposito (Deligianis) on September 18, 1976. He served as a Fire Fighter for The City of Ashtabula Fire Department from 1972 until his retirement in 1998.
Alan was an avid coin collector and an active member of the Ashtabula Coin Club. He impacted his community as a dedicated volunteer for many local organizations including Ashtabula County Medical Center where he was beloved by the volunteers and staff.
Alan treasured his family and embraced every moment with them. He hosted many holiday parties at his home, his favorite being the Fourth of July. The entire neighborhood looked forward to his legendary firework displays. Alan loved his Italian heritage and every tradition that went with it, especially keeping family at the center of his life.
Alan is preceded in death by his father, Louis Sposito of Ashtabula, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Sandy Sposito of Willoughby Ohio; his daughter, Alison Sposito Monahan of Fort Mill, South Carolina; his son, Stephen Sposito of New York, New York; his grandson, Bentley Monahan of Fort Mill, South Carolina; his mother, Joyce (Stoneman) Sposito of Ashtabula, Ohio; his sisters Cindy Richmond of Ashtabula, Ohio and Shelly Butcher of North Kingsville, Ohio; as well as many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and extended relatives all who brought the richest joy to Alan’s life.
Alan touched so many lives and his legacy will live on in our collective memories. He truly made the world a richer, fuller and more loving place to live. He will always be remembered for his warm smile, generosity and kindness.
Due to the current pandemic restrictions, public calling hours will not be observed. A small private graveside ceremony for immediate family will be held. The Sposito family is establishing The Alan Louis Sposito Memorial Scholarship to be awarded to students pursuing a career as a First Responder or Medical Professional. Contributions can be made to the Sposito Family and sent to Gurerriero Funeral Home (1550 W. 19th St. Ashtabula, Ohio 44004) who are handling all arrangements. Condolences can be made at guerrierofuneralhome.com
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