November 29, 1959 ~ August 4, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY

Joseph J. Spence

Greece:  August 4, 2020 at age 60.  Survived by his parents, James (JoAnne) Spence; loving wife of 34 years, Susan Allen Spence; sons, Brandon (Nikole) Spence and Michael Allen; granddaughter, Isabella Spence; sisters, Karen (Rick) Thompson and Kelly (Don) Drake; nieces, nephews, cousins; his dogs, Chloe, Benji, Leia, Bettis; many dear friends.

Joe enjoyed fixing things and was useful to everyone.  He loved the Boston Bruins and Dallas Cowboys.  He will be deeply missed.

Joe’s visitation will be held Thursday, August 20th 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road.  (FACE MASKS REQUIRED) In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Verona Street Animal Shelter in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit




Visitation: Thursday August 20, 2020 04:00 PM - Thursday August 20, 2020 07:00 PM

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

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  1. Bonnie and I offer our sincere prayers and condolences to the Spence family on your loss – way too young (if ever there is a “right” time, ever!) and grieve with you.

  2. Sue,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with
    you and your family.🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    Kathy and Mike Finch

  3. Jim and JoAnne,
    On behalf of the members of The ARPALER, I offer our condolences to you. Although I didn’t know your son, it appears that we both enjoyed the same sporting events like hockey and football. I know that he is in God’s arms now.
    Joe Cimino – ARPALER President

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