Sue Spears, 83, of 310 Congress St., passed away Wednesday (May 16, 2012) at St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie with her daughter and son-in-law at her side.
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Born in Bradford on Sept. 2, 1928, she was a daughter of the late William P. and Viola Clyde Fairbanks. On Sept. 26, 1947, at Hammondsport, she married E. Robert Spears, who preceded her in death on April 28, 2007.
She attended Bradford Area schools and was a member of the Salvation Army, where she participated in the Ladies' Home League and volunteered in the Salvation Army Food Bank.
She is survived by two daughters, Judy (David) Morrison of Millhall and Linda (Jeff) Whiteman of Bradford; two sons, Carl (E. Ann) Spears of Aurora, Colo., and Dennis Spears of Erie; a sister, Rachael Grove of Bradford; a brother, Wesley (Akiko) Fairbanks of Colorado; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Violet Fairbanks; and one brother, Paul Fairbanks.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at the Salvation Army, with Lt. Pauletta Rockwell and Capt. Douglas Rockwell officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from May 18 to May 31, 2012