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Obituary for Frank S. Spedding

June 5, 2018
Langhorne, Pennsylvania


Frank S. Spedding, 86, of Langhorne, PA, died on June 5, 2018 at Crestview Nursing Home, Langhorne, PA. He was born in Clifford, PA on December 10, 1931, the son of the late John Wesley Spedding and Madolyn Frances Scutt Spedding. Frank grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania and was a long time resident of Langhorne.

Frank was a senior airline pilot with TWA, having worked his way up from flight mechanic to flying as a pilot all over the world, retiring after an aviation career of over 30 years. He inspired all around him, including nieces and nephews who followed in his footsteps. He enjoyed family and the simple pleasures of life, such as woodworking, helping neighbors, and mowing the local fields on his Kabota tractor. Frank was a veteran of the US Air Force, serving honorably during the Korean War.

Frank was the loving husband of the Kathleen Scott Spedding for over 62 years and was the proud father of Patricia White and Dr. Ben (Michelle) Spedding. He was predeceased by his son Andrew Spedding. Frank was devoted to his grandchildren Brittni, Taylor and Cailyn Spedding and his daughter-in-law A.J. Spedding and Tracey.

Relatives and friends are invited to Frank's Memorial Life Celebration on Monday, June 18 at 10:00 AM at the Swartz Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA, followed by his committal at Washington Crossing National Cemetery with Air Force honors at 11:30.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
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