Of Lynn. Passed away peacefully September 12. He was the husband of Louise Martins-Spencer of Lynn.
John was born on Sept. 20,1942 and grew up in Saugus where he met lifelong friends. He was the son of the late John and Margaret Spencer of Saugus. After high school, he attended the University of Massachusetts. John spent his career in Commercial Real Estate leasing, property management and development. He and his family lived in North Reading where he loved horseback riding in nearby Harold Parker State Park. He enjoyed traveling whether it was a golf trip, ski trip or a warm beach. Later in life he moved to Lynn with his wife Louise and for fourteen years together they enjoyed gardening and traveling extensively. An avid golfer, he never missed the opportunity to hit the course with family or friends. He also enjoyed watching Boston sports and working out at the gym. What brought him the most joy was spending time with close family and friends, sharing a meal and a bottle of wine.
Besides his wife, he is survived by sons John V. Spencer, III & his wife Deborah of North Reading and Timothy Spencer & his wife Kristen of Orlando, FL. He was also the grandfather to Madison Spencer of Manchester, England and Travis Spencer of North Reading. He is predeceased by his son Jason Spencer.
Relative and friends are invited to attend a service in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, on Monday, September 26th at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.