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Robert Joseph Spicuzza

February 14, 1943 — April 12, 2024

Greenwood, Indiana

Robert Joseph Spicuzza, a dedicated husband, loving father, cherished grandfather, and respected member of his community, passed away at his home on April 12, 2024. He was born in his beloved hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana on February 14, 1943.
 Robert served his country with honor in the U.S. Navy before embarking on a fruitful 36-year career in advertising with the Indianapolis Star. He was known for his commitment to excellence and creativity in everything he pursued.
 Outside of his professional life, Robert will always be remembered as a member of the Holy Name Catholic Church where he found solace and community. His faith was the cornerstone of his life and guided him through both joyous and challenging times.
 In his leisure time, Robert was an ardent supporter of the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Cubs. His love for sports brought him closer to friends and family as they cheered on their favorite teams together.
 Robert Joseph Spicuzza is survived by his beloved wife Vicki; his children Salli (John) Wolf, Sara Spicuzza, and Robert (Lindsey) Spicuzza Jr.; his grandchildren John (Elizabeth) Wolf, Amber (Ken) Miller, Shelbi Wolf, Haylee (Devin) Solomon, Jessica (Charon) Smith, Jacob Spicuzza, Livia Spicuzza, Isla Spicuzza; as well as great-grandchildren Eleanor Wolf, Vivian Wolf, Kayden Miller, Zoey Miller, and Caiya Wolf. He is also survived by his brothers Gus (Marilyn) and Jason Spicuzza and several nieces and nephews.
 He is preceded in death by his parents August and Betty (Cook) Spicuzza.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at O’Riley - Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, 6107 S. East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46227. Morning Prayers will be Thursday, April 18, 2024, at 9:15 AM at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Holy Name Catholic Church, 89 N 17th Street, Beech Grove, IN  46107.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials in Robert’s name may be made to Holy Name Catholic Church or to the Parkinson Foundation, envelopes will be available at the funeral Home.

Robert's memory will forever remain in the hearts of all who knew him as a kind-hearted soul who touched many lives along his journey.
 Rest in peace, Robert Joseph Spicuzza. Your legacy of love and dedication will continue to inspire generations to come.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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6107 S East St, Indianapolis, IN 46227

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