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Sharon Bizelli-Sara Spencer

Posted on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 5:55 pm

Sharon Katherine Bizelli, 63, of Old Monroe, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born Jan. 16, 1950, in St. Charles, the daughter of Glennon F. and Marcine P. (Grasshoff) DeBrecht.

Sharon is survived by her loving children, Craig (Stephanie) and Nick (Marcy) Bizelli; her loving siblings, Judi Lavy, Debbie Czeschin, Lynn Ragan and Mark DeBrecht; her loving grandchildren, Richard, Tony and Charley June Bizelli and her precious dog, Gizmo.

A memorial visitation for Ms. Bizelli was held Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, from 3 – 5 p.m. at Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services. 2115 Parkway Drive, St. Peters, Mo. 63376.

In lieu of flowers family and friends who wish to honor Sharon’s memory may contribute to the family in care of the funeral home.


Sara Louise Spencer, 60, of St. Charles, and formerly of Troy, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.

She was born on May 11, 1953, in St. Charles to Rolla and Betty (Humphrey) McClay Overall. Sara grew up in Argentville near Winfield. After her formal schooling, she began working as a nurse’s aide for the Lincoln County Medical Center. In 1980, she met Jack Val Spencer. Her parents were friends of Jack’s grandmother. Shortly after, they were married and to this union were born two children: Aaron and Amy.

The family continued to live in Troy. They were members of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Warrenton. Sara enjoyed crocheting and made doll clothes that she also sold on line.

Surviving are her beloved husband of 32 years, Jack Val Spencer, of St.Charles; her son, Aaron Jack McConnell Spencer and his wife Sarah Skaggs Spencer; her daughter, Amy Louise McConnell Spencer Reesor and her husband Geoffrey Reesor. She is further survived by her step-father, Walter McClay of Troy; her siblings: Walter McClay Jr., Daniel Overall, David Overall, Rolla Overall, Anna May Nothaker and Bonnie Koster.

A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at Frontier Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 2840 West Clay, St.Charles, MO 63301.

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