Ruth "Ruthie" Spencer

October 22, 1924 - January 26, 2018
Born in Cleveland, OH
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Spencer, Ruth (nee Whalen), age 93, passed away January 26, 2018 of natural causes. Born in Cleveland, OH, and grew up in Girard (Erie), PA, she lived most of her life in West Chester, PA, she was a WAVE in WWII, graduated from Penn State University with honors, and was a biology teacher at Marple Newtown High School, in 1950's-60's. She was a loving wife, mother, teacher, and friend, enjoyed art, sewing, playing cards, was an avid birder, and loved gardening, and loved nature and animals. She loved learning and what life had to offer. Ruth was the beloved wife of Warren E. Spencer, loving mother of Cynthia Spencer-Bauer, and daughter of the late Florence McKay and the late William Whalen, sister of the late Robert Whalen and the late George Whalen. She is survived by her two grandchildren, Anna and Carson Bauer, Sister inlaw, Jane Spencer, Sister in-law, Marguerite Galuska, and many loving in-laws and nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a small open-house memorial at Wesley Enhanced Living in the "Card Room", 100 Halcyon Dr., Media, PA from 1:30 to 3:00pm, Sat. February 3, 2018. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a charitable contribution to an animal, nature, or military organization in her name, of your choice.




Family Gathering
Wesley Enhanced Living "Card Room"
100 Halcyon Dr.
Media, Pa 19063
Saturday, February 3, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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