Dan Taylor

Kurtis Miguel Sparovich

Kurtis Miguel Sparovich, a lifelong resident of Chester and a student at SUNY at Binghamton in Physics, died June 29, 2012, at Orange Regional Medical Center, Wallkill. Kurtis was 19 years of age.

The son of Gustavo and Shari Denbigh Sparovich, he was born in Warwick, on March 29, 1993.

Kurtis graduated from Monroe Woodbury High School in 2011, he was a member of the New York DeMolay Camp Turk Chapter, had worked at the Chester Public Library, and volunteered for Devine Felines at the Petsmart in Monroe.

Kurtis was a son, a brother and a friend to many. He loved to play soccer and it was amazing to watch him. His charismatic and genuine loving nature was his way and the way you knew him to be. To whom he touched in one way or another, a part of him will always be with them. He was an amazing, unique loving person that has given the gift of life to others.

Kurtis is survived by his grandfather, Richard Denbigh of Neptune, NJ; his parents Gustavo and Shari Sparovich at home; and his brothers, Gustavo Sparovich, Jr., Lucas Sparovich and Sam Sparovich, all at home.

Kurtis was pre-deceased by his maternal grandmother Lucille Denbigh, his paternal grandparents America Villalobos Sparovich and Angel Sparovich, and his godfather Francisco Villalobos.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 5, 1 to 3 PM and 6 to 8 PM, and on Friday, July 6, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, 139 Stage Road, Monroe, NY 10950.

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, July 6, at 11:00 AM, at St. Columba R.C. Church, 29 High Street, Chester, NY 10918. Fr. Charles Szivos shall be the Celebrant of the Mass of Christian Burial and of the prayer services at the funeral home.

Cremation will follow at Oxford Hills Crematory, Inc., Chester, NY.

Funeral and cremation service arrangements are under the care of Thomas F. Flynn and the staff of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc. 139 Stage Road, Monroe, New York 10950. For directions to the funeral home, St. Columba R.C. Church or to offer an on line memorial please visit www.flynnfh.com.