OLD TOWN – Goldie E. Spencer, 89, wife of the late Leslie J. Spencer, passed away peacefully Dec. 24, 2010, surrounded by her loving family at her home. She was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Old Town, the daughter of Joseph and Lizzie (Hanscom) Mishou. Goldie was a devoted and loving mother who enjoyed playing bingo, cards, knitting hats and mittens for family and donating them to needy families, and she was also an avid Red Sox fan. Goldie is survived by her son, Harland Spencer and his wife, Cathy, of Milford; her daughter, Gloria Wadleigh of Old Town; five grandchildren, Jeff Spencer and wife, Karen, Jennifer Abbott and her husband, Darin, Steve Spencer, Michelle Chappelle and her husband, Doug, and Dawn Carder and her husband, Steve; seven great-grandchildren, Ryan and Tyler Spencer, Kyle and Ashley Abbott, Kendra and Christopher Chappelle and Nicole Carder; one special niece, Jeri Mishou; and her good friend, Elsie Davis. In addition to her parents and husband, Goldie was predeceased by son-in-law, Lynwood Wadleigh; nine brothers, Harry, Roland, Vinal, Jerome, Forest, Carlise, Clarence, Clayton and Clinton; and one sister, Lillian. A special thanks to her daughter, Gloria, for all the care and comfort she continually gave to her mother. At Goldie’s request, there will be no funeral services at this time, but a graveside service will be announced at a later date. Donations may be made in Goldie’s memory to Hospice of Eastern Maine, 885 Union St., #220, Bangor, ME 04401-3092 or to a children’s charity of one’s choice. www.birminghamfuneralhome.com. <>
GOLDIE E. SPENCER
Posted Dec. 26, 2010, at 7 p.m.