James L. Sparano

James L. Sparano

October 7, 1953 – March 26, 2019

Preceded in death by grandparents, Angie and John Sparano, Sr., Betsy and Elmer Whitney; parents, Mary (Whitney) and Michael “Mickey” Sparano, Sr.; uncle, John Sparano II; brother, Mickey Sparano, Jr.; uncles: Dr. Mark Whitney, Fred Whitney, and Richard Whitney.

Survived by his beloved aunt, Frances Sparano; sister, Cheryl (Wild) Goodrich; nephews, Deric Wild and Drew Wild; close cousins: Jeannine and John Sparano III, John Sparano IV, Joey Sparano, Jamy and Kylee Sparano, and Jacy Sparano.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Thursday, April 4th at 6:30pm at the West Center Chapel.  Family Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the Frances Sparano family.



  • Michael Patterson Posted March 28, 2019 4:40 am

    Jimmy was a special man and a special friend. I will miss him.

  • Bob olsen Posted March 28, 2019 9:27 am

    Jimmy was a good guy a good friend of mine

    • John Salanitro Posted July 21, 2021 9:45 pm

      Wish I would have known about Jimmy at the time. He was a good guy.

  • Kathleen Roy Posted March 28, 2019 11:00 am

    Cheryl, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom & Kathy Roy

  • Bob Jacobsen Posted March 28, 2019 12:22 pm

    I went to high school with Jim, some of the best times and funniest times in my life were with him. I can still hear him in my mind and laugh out loud at what he would say.

  • Lyn Farfalla Posted March 28, 2019 3:46 pm

    I am very sorry to hear about Jimmy’s passing. We had some good times on 15 the Street. Cheryl, my prayers are with you.

  • Shirley Kaestner Posted March 29, 2019 9:56 am

    Cheryl, I wrap my arms around you with prayers of comfort and strength in the days ahead ????

  • Annette Posted April 1, 2019 8:11 pm

    Mick and I send our sympathy and prayers. Jimmy always had a cheerful way about him when he came to the office. Cheryl, we are sorry for your loss.

  • Helen Fosmer Posted April 3, 2019 10:19 pm

    My sincere sympathy to the Sparano family and especially to my dear friend, Cheryl, on the loss of your loved one.

    • Laura Lawson Posted April 8, 2019 4:02 pm

      I worked at the 20s enjoyed Jimmy’s company. He was a great man just like his father. So sorry for the loss

    • Laura Lawson so sorry for the loss Posted April 8, 2019 4:05 pm

      Worked at the 20s enjoyed Jimmy’s company. He was great like his father so sorry

  • Gary Vieregger Posted September 18, 2023 10:23 pm

    I just found out Jimmy had passed. My prayers Cheryl. Jimmy was a great guy…I do have fond memories.

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