View Mobile Site

Text Size: Smaller Larger Normal

Maria Spilky

POSTED March 21, 2013 1:11 p.m.

Maria Spilky, 79, of Escalon passed away in Riverbank on Jan. 6, 2013 following a battle with cancer.

She was born in Roswell, New Mexico and had lived in Escalon for 13 years.

Mrs. Spilky was a nurse and also a Catholic. She was well known for her artistic gifts in paining, jewelry making, costume design and sewing then. She loved people, was very good with animals and especially had a close connection with birds.

Survivors include her husband of 16 years, Richard Spilky of Escalon; children, Raymond Burns of Albuquerque, New Mexico and James Stewart of El Paso, Texas; siblings Julio, Frank, Albert, Bea, Lilly, Katie and Gertrude; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marshall and Maria Sanchez, and seven siblings.

Services were held in February, with burial at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.

Enter a Comment:

You must be logged in to post comments. encourages readers to interact with one another. We will not edit your comments, but we reserve the right to delete any inappropriate responses.

To report offensive or inappropriate comments, contact our editor.

The comments below are from readers of and do not necessarily represent the views of The Newspaper or Morris Multimedia.

No comments have been posted. Log in or Register to post a comment.

Please wait ...