Rev. Paul Bernard Sparrer
Rev. Paul Bernard Sparrer, 83, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 after a long struggle with diabetes. He was preceded in death by his father George Bernard Sparrer, mother Jeanette Diggs Sparrer, brother Bernard W. Sparrer, and sister Edna Louise Sparrer.
Paul was a retired Methodist Minister serving 34 years in and around the Pittsburgh area. At Zion he taught the Friendship Sunday School Class for many years.
He is survived by his friend and caregiver of 57 years, Donald Alker and his fiancée Linda Smith, special friend Velma Saire and numerous cousins as well as many dear friends.
A celebration of Paul’s life will be held Wednesday, September 5th, at 11:00 am, at Zion United Methodist Church, located at 2109 Seaford Rd. Seaford, VA. A reception will follow the service. Burial will follow at 3:00 pm at Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank Riverside Medical personnel and York Convalescent Center caregivers for their care and compassion during Paul’s illness.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Zion United Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 240, Seaford, Va., 23696.