The Rev. Lawrence M. Spellen

The Californian (Salinas, CA)
February 21, 2003

The Rev. Lawrence M. Spellen, 85, of Westminster, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at his home after a lengthy illness.

He was born in Chicago in 1917 and ordained a priest in 1946. He served as chaplain and campus minister at Palma High School in Salinas from 1976 to 1989.

Survivors: Foster sons, Hoan Pham and Toan Pham; and sister, Margaret Spicer of Chicago.

Mass: Memorial Mass 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Brother Edmund Rice Chapel, Palma High School, Salinas.

Memorials: Brother Edmund Rice Chapel at Palma High School, 919 Iverson St., Salinas, 93901.


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