May 23, 2016
Betty J. Spencer, 85, of Watertown passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Samaritan Summit Village where she had resided since April 2013.
A calling hour will be held Friday, May 27, from 11AM - 12PM at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown followed by the funeral service at 12:30PM with Rev. Dominic Kriegbaum presiding. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery.
Betty was born in Canton on December 6, 1930, daughter of Allen and Mildred Guyette Todd and she graduated from Canton High School. On December 18, 1948 she married Amos S. "Bud" Spencer at Canton Methodist Church with Rev. Walter Dobbie officiating. Mr. Spencer died June 9, 1995.
She worked for a short time at Faichney's Thermometer and as a cashier in the cafeteria of Case Junior High School for over ten years. She was a former member and board member of First United Methodist Church and she was very church and family orientated. Betty was a former member of the BeeGee's in Brownville and had volunteered and served as a board member of the Watertown Urban Mission.
She is survived by her four sons, Terry L. and Clara, Kevin P. and Cindy, and Chris S. and Marlene, all of Watertown and Fay M., Oswego; nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; sister, Jean and Michael Bolognesi, Pittsford; a niece, a nephew and several cousins. Her son, David A., died October 30, 2014.
Donations in her name may be made to Watertown Urban Mission, 247 Factory St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to her family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.