In Memoriam

Adele Spinelli-Parron
Adele Spinelli-Parron
Class of 1974


SMITHFIELD - Adele Spinelli Parron, 52, passed away May 10, 2008, at home after a long battle with cancer. Adele grew up in Portsmouth, but lived in Texas for the last 30 years before coming to Smithfield.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 26 years, David Parron; two daughters, Jonna and Elizabeth Parron; her parents, John and Yvonne Spinelli; her sister, Sandra Oaks and family; and her brother, James Spinelli and family. She always made sure her family came first. She was a loving compassionate and selfless mother; hard working and devoted to the family business; strong and courageous in life; and cherished by those who knew her.

A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Colonial Funeral Home, Smithfield, with the Rev. E. Clifton Whitlock officiating. A reception at the family's Smithfield home will immediately follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in her name to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition ( 500 NE Spanish River Blvd., Suite 8, Boca Raton, FL 33431.