September 14, 1962 - April 27, 2021
Utica – Maureen “Moe” Emily Keeler-Spatuzzi, 58, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in Florida, with her loving family by her side. Maureen was born on September 14, 1962, in Utica, the daughter of William R. and the late Anne (Dietsche) Keeler. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and SUNY Cortland and went on to earn a Master’s Degree from SUNY New Paltz. Maureen dedicated her career to teaching children in the area of Special Education with the Utica City School District where she worked for over 30 years, retiring in 2018. On April 21, 1990, Maureen married Gary Spatuzzi at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, a blessed union of 31 years. Surviving besides her beloved husband Gary, she leaves her son, Patrick Spatuzzi; two step-daughters, Noelle Perra and her husband, Matt and Stephanie Samsing and her husband, Tyler; father, William R. Keeler; siblings, Brian Keeler and his wife, Berta, William M. Keeler, Thomas Keeler and his wife, Susan, John J. Keeler, Stephen Keeler and his wife, Tracy, Mary Anne Huber and her husband, Matthew, and Judith LaTour and her husband, Richard, as well as many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 4 to 6 p.m. at McGrath, Myslinski, Karboski & Nunn Funeral Directors, 470 French Rd., Utica. Funeral services will be Friday, May 7, 2021, at noon at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Utica. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Maureen’s name may be made to the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes or the American Brain Tumor Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Maureen’s family would like to thank doctors and staff at Moffitt Cancer Center as well as the Hospice staff of Seminole, FL, for the care and compassion shown during her stay. Her family is also thankful for all the support far and wide from family and friends, it meant so much during such a difficult time. Messages of sympathy at www.mmknfd.com.
Utica – Maureen “Moe” Emily Keeler-Spatuzzi, 58, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in Florida, with her loving family by her side. Maureen was born on September 14, 1962, in Utica, the daughter of William... View Obituary & Service Information
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