Richard J. Spencer

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Richard J. Spencer, Clarks Summit, died Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his family. He was the widower of the former Lois Spitzer, who died on December 7, 1994.

Born in Clarks Summit, he was the son of the late Harry and Anna Yarosz Spencer. Prior to his retirement in 1991, he was a brick layer in the local union 18 in Scranton. Dick was a proud Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the Abington Memorial VFW Post 7069.

Surviving are a son, Gary Spencer; two daughters, Lisa Dixon and her companion, Terry Cooper; and Lori Eckersley and her husband, Mark, all of Clarks Summit; seven grandchildren, Julie, Christopher, Evan, Brad, Ryan, Amanda and Matthew; one great-granddaughter, Marin; a sister, Jane Lunger and her husband, Robert, Schultzville.

The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment with military honors will be in the Abington Hills Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. The Abington VFW Post 7069 will conduct honors at 6:30. For directions or to sign the online guestbook, please visit www.lawrenceey oungfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Abington Memorial Post 7069, 402 Winola Rd., Clarks Summit, PA 18411.
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Clarks Summit, PA 18411
570-586-7821
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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 6, 2014
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