Obituary of Louis Spencer
Louis A. Spencer, 76, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Bassett Health Care, Cooperstown. He was born in Ilion on February 10, 1942, the son of the late Charles D. and Myrtle M. Smaldone Spencer, and was a graduate of Ilion High School. After school he joined the US Air Force and served from 1961-1965, with a tour in Germany, an honor which he was very proud of. Louie was married to the former Jean Jaworska on February 14, 1975 in Ilion. Jean passed away on July 26, 2012.
Louie was of the Methodist faith and later converted to the Catholic faith. He had been employed as a shoe salesman at Wagner Shoes, and then was employed at M.D.S as an assembler until his retirement due to illness.
Louie is survived by his daughter Halinka Spencer of Rochester, a son and daughter in law, Josef and Jeanna of Rochester, two grandchildren Skylar Ann and Maddie Jean, a brother and sister in law Charles and Diane of Charleston, SC. Also his nieces Kim Ward and Jeanine and Peter DiCaprio, and his nephew Andrew and Wendy Haefner.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 1:30 pm from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St., Ilion with Deacon James Bower officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. View Memorial Gardens, Little Falls. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday June 1, 2018 from 4-6 PM.
To leave an online condolence friends may go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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