SPORBECK, JOHN NELSON – On Thursday October 13, 2016 at Welland Hospital Extended Care unit, John Sporbeck of Wellandport passed away peacefully in his 87th year. Loving husband of the late Teresa Sporbeck. John is survived by his brother Earl Sporbeck (Sophie) of Hamilton, his nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday October 21, 2016 at St. Anns Catholic Church in Fenwick at 11:00 A.M. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Welland to follow. Visitation will be on Thursday October 20th from 7 – 9 P.M. at the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME, 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick. We would like to extend a special Thank You to the amazing staff at the Welland Hospital ECU for all the care and support for John over the past 3 plus years, especially over the last 2 weeks. In lieu of flowers donations to the Welland Humane Society would be appreciated.


  • Please accept our condolences. “Johnny” was truly a blessing in our lives and we will miss him. May God give him eternal rest and give all of you comfort and peace during this difficult time.
    Our deepest sympathies,
    Jerry & Mary Lewitsky, (Marco Island, Fl)
    Miranda & Jeff
    Ruff, ruff Austin

  • We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Sporbeck family in the loss of their brother and Uncle. John used to be a faithful member of the Wellandport “coffee club” . That is how we got to know him and his wife. Rest in peace John, you are in a better place now .
    Bert & Cheryl Nieuwold
    St. Ann’s.

  • John was a very close friend of my Dad– Pete (Albert) Traver. John was always stopping in to check on my Dad through his many health issues. He was a very caring, thoughtful man and will be missed by many people.

    Our condolences to his family through this difficult time.

    Pat Traver Egerter (London, Ont.)
    & Pete Traver

  • It is with great sadness to read about my Uncle John passing away. He will be Remembered as a great Uncle to visit with along with his Wife my Aunt Teresa .
    Rest in Peace Uncle John and Aunt Teresa both of you will be missed by me.

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