Theresa S. Sperling

October 14, 1938 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Theresa S. Sperling passed away unexpectedly on the morning of January 16, 2023, at the age of 84 in Naples, FL. Daughter of the late Anthony Spano and Angela Primo Spano, Theresa was born in Beckley, West Virginia where she spent her early years until moving to Pittsburgh, PA.  She has been a long-time resident of Naples, Florida. 
She is survived by daughter Natalie Sperling of Los Angeles, CA, daughter Nicole Sperling of Naples, FL, sisters Dolores Spano Buzzelli (the late Vincent) and Margaret Spano Grassi (John) of Pittsburgh, PA and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Theresa was also preceded in death by her husband of almost 50 years, Herbert V. Sperling MD, and her son Herbert Sperling III.  
Memorial Mass to be held January 23 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Naples, FL at 10am. 
Theresa’s life passion was lovingly caring for her family.  In lieu of flowers and in honor of the 46 years she devoted as caregiver to her daughter, please consider making a donation in her name to the Special Olympics (

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