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Raymond Spanier - 63

9/9/1953 - 6/26/2017

Chicago (Pullman)

Raymond A. Spanier Jr. PT, age 63 passed away suddenly June 26th. Lifelong resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman neighborhood. Graduate of Fenger H.S. Ray received his Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois-Chicago and served for over 20 years as a Physical Therapist throughout Chicago’s southside. A boater, he was a former Commodore and longtime member of the Calumet Yacht Club. Husband of Jinny nee Nowak. Son of Angela nee Bianchin and the late Raymond A. Spanier Sr. Brother of Brenda (Hafiz) Khan and Michael Spanier. Brother in law of Joey (Joy) Nowak and the late Rosemarie Nowak. Beloved “Uncle Ray” to his many nieces and nephews. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday June 30th from 3:00 PM until time of a funeral service at 8:00 PM. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ray’s name to The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind, 1850 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608 or For further service information contact 708-481-9230 or


  • Robin Bader

    on 06/28/17

    So sorry for your loss. My thought and prayers are with the Spanier family during this difficult time.
  • Cherrie Lipinski

    on 06/29/17

    Prayers to the family may you find comfort in your memories God Bless you all during this trying time.
  • G. Rich

    on 06/30/17

    I'm sorry for your loss. May God be your stronghold for he is aware of those who seek refuge in him.
  • Javed

    on 06/30/17

    I love you Uncle Ray!! I will never forget all of the summers in Chicago fishing, grilling, boating, and gardening with you. Thank you for helping me grow into the man I am today.

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