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Margaret A. Spano, 93, co-owner of collision shops

March 7, 1921 – March 14, 2014

Margaret A. Spano, of Williamsville, died Friday in Buffalo General Medical Center after a short illness. She was 93.

Born Margaret A. Horbett in Buffalo, she was a graduate of South Park High School. She worked for Trico Products as an assembly line worker from 1970 to 1982.

Mrs. Spano and her late husband were owners and operators of Kar-Nu Collision Shop on Virginia Street for 15 years and later opened Amherst Collison Shop on Main Street in Williamsville in 1972. She continued to take care of bookkeeping duties until the late 1990s. The shop is run now by family members.

Mrs. Spano was a longtime member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Williamsville. She was an avid sewer and bingo player.

She enjoyed many fishing trips with her of 68 years, Frank A., who died in 2010.

Survivors include a daughter, Maryanne Schneegold; a brother, James Horbett; and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville.

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