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SPENCER, John T. Of North Reading, April 16, 2017. Beloved husband of Donna (Cerasuolo) Spencer. Devoted father of Kelly Fitzgerald and her husband Michael of Reading and Michael Spencer and his wife Donna L. of N. Reading. Cherished brother of Paul D. Spencer of Tewksbury, James C. Spencer of Peabody and the late Robert J. Spencer. Loving grandfather of Dylan, Ryan, Danny and Riley. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 21 at St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading at 10:30am. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. A visitation will be held prior to the Mass at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.), READING from 9:00-10:00am. Those who wish may make contributions in John's memory to the American Heart Assoc., PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. For directions and on line guest book visit

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Published in Boston Globe from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2017.
Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM
Riverside Cemetery
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April 21, 2017
To Donna, Mike and KellySo sorry and sad to hear about John.....I only have fun memories of him and wish we saw more of each otherIn these past years. I will miss him dearly and feel badly that my kids didn't get to know him as I did. My heart goes out to all of you and Mike Fitz and Donna.
Love Beth Spencer
Beth Spencer
April 21, 2017
With Deepest sympathy..,
Our family to yours
great people...great friends

The Palmisano family
April 21, 2017
Donna I am so sorry to hear about my good friend John. I only heard about it today and truly wish I knew sooner. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your entire family.
Vito Cerasuolo
April 19, 2017
Mike and Family, so sorry to hear of Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Jim Higgins
April 19, 2017
Grampy was the most loving, kind & gentle person I've ever met! I feel fortunate I was able to get to know him! You will be missed.
Lisa Labriola
April 19, 2017
My condolences to the family. Our lord father promises that very soon he will bring back our loved ones and we will never lose them again. Isaac 25:8
April 19, 2017
Dear Kelly, without knowing your dad, I can see thru you what a great dad he must have been. The love your dad gave to his family will continue thru all that he loved...I am so sorry for your loss Kelly. May he RIP
Rose Davis.
April 19, 2017
John was a good and dear friend.Loved it when he & Donna came to stay with us at our home lots of good memories.My heartfelt sympathy to Donna,Kelly Michael and grandchildren.

Philip Tallman
April 18, 2017
Rest in Peace old friend.
Bill Biswanger
April 18, 2017
John was a great guy and old friend a member of Medford High who caught my No Hitter. Without him it would not have happened. Rest In Peace.
Bill Biswanger
April 18, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. Remmember your father-in-law will always be with you
carol seidlich
April 18, 2017
This book of memories is to serve as a record of the services you entrusted to us. We hope it will help to preserve treasured memories and that we, in some small measure, have helped to ease your burden and bring you comfort.
John B. Douglass & John B. Douglass II
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