DANVERS: Mr. Randall Scott Sparkas, 59, of Danvers, passed away unexpectedly Friday December 29, 2017.
Born in Indiana, PA he was the son of the late George Anthony and Marlene (Diebler) Sparkas.Raised and schooled in Hawaii and continued his education at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School in Peabody, MA. He attended San Diego State University for his engineering degree. Randall was enlisted in the Navy for six years. Mr. Sparkas has been employed at the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority for the past 30 years. He has been involved in numerous committees over the past years including being on the Danvers Board of Selectman. former chair of the Essex County Selectman Association, Chairman of the Danvers Democratic Committee, and appointed to a position on the River Committee. He was actively involved in his union work as he started as a union steward for local 1242 and then became Vice President of Afscme Council 93. Currently, he was the Water and Sewer Commissioner for Danvers and was the auditor for the Board of Director for the Polish Club. Randall was a proud husband and father who enjoyed spending time with his wife and kids as they were his world. He enjoyed taking family trips, playing with his three dogs, coaching his kid's soccer teams, completing Crafts with his kids, playing cribbage, or playing Santa. A truly devoted man to his strong family values. Randall is survived by his wife, Todi L. Sparkas as well as their children, Brittany Sparkas-Chapman of Peabody and her husband, Timothy Sparkas - Chapman, Taylor Sparkas and her finance Chad Lee of Peabody. He is also survived by his daughter, Jami Norman and her husband, Brad Norman with his grandchildren Tyler and Hailey Norman. His brother, Kevin Sparkas and wife Cindy Sparkas of Lynnfield and his sister, Leslie Sparkas. As well as several nieces and nephews scattered around the country.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at the 82 Lynn St., Peabody facility. His Funeral Service will be held there on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 in his memory. For guestbook and directions, please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on January 1, 2018