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Rita B. Spencer

Date of Death: June 10, 2017

Date of Birth: September 26, 1925


Rita B. Spencer—Falmouth—Rita B. Spencer, 91, of Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth, Maine died early Saturday morning on June 10th following a long courageous battle against dementia. Rita was born in Mackamp, Maine on September 26, 1925, daughter of Valmore Bruneau and Alice Grenier Bruneau. A resident of the Lewiston/Auburn area with summers at "Memere's Lake" on Lake Cobbosseconte. She was an outgoing fun loving person who enjoyed the outdoors and especially her family. Memories will live on for many of the always welcoming family get togethers and long weekends of swimming, boating and campfires. She was the widow of Gerard Doyon who passed away in 1976 and Donald Spencer who passed away in 2000. She is survived by her daughter Gertrude McCarthy and husband, Robert, four grandchildren who lovingly called her "Memere Spencer": Michelle (Meesh) McCarthy and partner Oliver Sawtelle, Danielle Ste. Just and husband George Gomes-daCosta, Kevin McCarthy and Suzanne McKenzie; one step grandson Jeffrey Neagle and wife Donna and two step great grandchildren Joshua Neagle and Kyle Neagle; one sister Jeannine Stuhr of Illinois and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by on grandson in law Ucal McKenzie and two brothers: Lucien (Lou) Bruneau and Henry Bruneau and two sisters: Fernand Clavet and Simonne Bruneau. A private memorial service will be held at a later date to celebrate her life. Those who wish to remember Rita in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth, ME 04105-1318. Arrangements by Funeral Alternatives, Lewiston.


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