Roy Spong

Obituary of Roy C. Spong

Roy C. Spong, 59, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Robin (Brown) Spong. Born in Hartford, Roy was the son of the late Marguerite (Wing) Boyes. He has been a longtime resident of East Hartford, moving from Glastonbury over nineteen years ago. Roy worked as an auto mechanic for Monaco Ford for over thirty-five years and later worked for Dave’s service. Roy was an avid 49ers fan and loved animals, especially dogs. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three daughters; Jamie Spong, Casey Scriven and her husband Matt, Nikki Cortez and her husband Edgar, all of Manchester, his grandson Leonardo Cortez, his stepson Daniel Caron of East Hartford, his brother Grandin Boyes, his sister Patricia Spong of TN. Roy also leaves Susan LaBonne of East Hartford who, along with her late former husband Peter Lawrence, raised him and their children; Michael Lawrence of Hebron and Tina Savino of South Windsor. In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his former wife Janet Gibbens. Funeral service and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. A celebration of Roy’s life will be held at a later date.
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