ROCHESTER – Gerald D. "Spiderman" Spanley, 63, of Oscoda Township, Mich., died at St. Mary's of Michigan Hosptial in Saginaw, Mich., following an illness.

He was born April 14, 1955, in Great Lakes, Ill., to John A. and Lavona Ahrens Spanley.  

He served with the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

His survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Dople of Rochester.

A military service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, with calling  one hour prior, in Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th Street, Rochester.  The United States Navy Honors Team and the Fulton County Veterans Honor Guard will convey military honors.  


Expressions of sympathy may be made to his family at