Rev. George J. Spencer, age 86, of Penn Yan, New York passed away on Wednesday (April 4, 2018).
A memorial service for George will be held Saturday (April 14, 2018) at 11 a.m. at Second Milo Baptist Church, Corner of 14A and Second Milo Rd., Penn Yan, New York. An interment will be at the convenience of his family at Second Milo Cemetery, Town of Milo, New York.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in George’s memory may be made to Second Milo Baptist Church, c/o Treasurer Susan Gibson, 58 Water St., Dundee, New York 14837.
George was born October 5, 1931 in Dundee, New York to Alice G. Spencer and George G. Spencer. He graduated from the old Penn Yan Academy Class of 1949. He attended Alfred University, Rhode Island University, and was ordained to ministry in Iowa by the Mid-American Baptist Churches. George gave 42 years to rural church ministry in ten different churches in five states.
George is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth L. Spencer; sons Jeremy (Susan) L. Spencer, Jonathan M. Spencer; daughter, Sarah (Keith) L. Yoder; sister, Mary Fullagar; brother, Raymond (Johanna) Spencer;sister-in-law, Sherry Spencer Pierce; grandchildren Rachel (Derek) Deutmeyer, Ryan S. Yoder, Dan N. Spencer and Jon Y. Spencer.
George was predeceased by mother, Alice G. Spencer; father, George G. Spencer; brother, Howard Spencer; sister ,Ramona Spencer; and brother John Spencer.