Postal worker found stabbed to death ...

Postal worker found stabbed to death in his Mamaroneck home

There are 12 comments on the The Associated Press story from Sep 18, 2007, titled Postal worker found stabbed to death in his Mamaroneck home . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

A postal worker has been found dead in his Mamaroneck Village apartment. Mamaroneck Police say 36-year-old Stephen Spina was found in his apartment at 1:39 p.m. yesterday by a friend. No further information was released.

Mamaroneck Police did a crime-scene search with the assistance of the Westchester County District Attorney's Office, the county police crime scene unit and the Medical Examiner's Office.

Police ask anyone with information to call village detectives at 914-777-7741 or 914-777-7743. All calls will be kept confidential. Read more

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donna

Matawan, NJ

#1 Sep 18, 2007
we loved our mailman
Bill Matthews

Scotch Plains, NJ

#2 Sep 18, 2007
Again, we have lost someone far to young with much to live for. Stephen was a great friend and a wonderful father; his friends and family will sorely miss him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Forever in our hearts…. #52 you will always be remember……
Robert Price

King George, VA

#3 Sep 18, 2007
Stephen was a great guy, one who always kept us laughing. He was great to work with. His daughter was always number one in everything he did. Rest in peace Steve, we'll always remember you.
Brian Angarola

Wappingers Falls, NY

#4 Sep 18, 2007
Stephen was a great person who will be remembered forever by everyone who knew him. My prayers are with his parents, his daughter, and the rest of his family at this tragic time. Our #1 second baseman who was a better person than most of us can only dream they could be. "Spoon" RIP.
Hayee

West Nyack, NY

#5 Sep 18, 2007
Stephen was a great guy. One you never forget. One thing I can say is that he loved his daughter. She was he first priority. He always made everyone laugh. He will be remembered forever. RIP Stephen we will miss you. See you in heaven.
Karen Callahan

United States

#6 Sep 19, 2007
You will be greatly missed by your family and friends. Our prayers are with his mom and dad, and his brother and sisters and of course his daughter.
Rest in peace
Ruth Antonelli

Cedar Rapids, IA

#7 Sep 19, 2007
Stephen will always be remembered as somebody who instanly put a smile on your face. He had the perfect job for his personality and brought so much joy and love to this world. He will greatly be missed. He is now in heaven making all the angels laugh.
JoJo

Englishtown, NJ

#8 Sep 19, 2007
This is a senseless tragedy.

One thing I notice - rather than vandalize the poor guy's car twice - his car and his girlfriend's car were vandalized. I think this is significant because the attack was filed with rage and very personal. The vandal knew who owned both cars. I hope they catch this person soon.
sally

United States

#9 Sep 20, 2007
I so looked forward to seeing him every day, bringing the mail, bringing the twinkle.. happy to be out in the sunshine(or the rain), talking to everyone, smiling like he had a secret-and he did, and it was this: life is just as you see it. His life was happy because he was happy. He loved his daughter, he loved his job, he loved his community, he loved his baseball-he truly loved his life, and you could see it all over him, all over that great and welcoming face. He was an inspiration.
And sassy! He told me just last week to stop buying so much crap off the internet, didn't I have better things to do with my money?
When I first moved back here, three years ago, my Ma told me to be careful, our mailman was sometimes found talking very animatedly to himself, and it made her a little nervous..of course, he was on the phone, on his headset, and not that strange after all, and he thought it was hilarious when I told him.
I will miss him every day (except Sundays and holidays)(and probably even then), a little bit after noon, and for a long, long time.
RIP, Stephen. Your absence will be felt very strongly. I don't think you knew the influence you had on your commmunity. Your people loved you very much, and appreciated you. We will miss you. I will miss you.
John MacKinnon

Brooklyn, NY

#10 Sep 20, 2007
It is wonderful to read all the posts by people who were touched by Stephen. A cousin I had not seen in too many years due to living 2 states away, but of course the news is still crushing to hear. He has left his gentle kindness with so many people that will stay with us forever.

Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly and leave the rest to GOD

You will be missed by so many
Joseph

Matawan, NJ

#11 Sep 21, 2007
Steven, you did not deserve to go like this. You were loved by so many, you touched so many lives, rest in God's arms, we love you and will miss you!!
tony from scotland

Bristol, UK

#12 Sep 22, 2007
my cousin jen's daughter was stephens father he as a good man met him most days when i lived there i am shocked by this may he rest in peace
tony from scotland
miss you

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