Ann H. Spencer

July 24, 1931 ~ October 11, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Ann Spencer Obituary

Ann H. Spencer, 92, of Felts Mills, New York, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. 

Born on July 24, 1931, in Watertown, New York, she was the daughter of Walter B. and Mary M. (Marks) Hovendon. Ann graduated from Watertown High School in 1948 and completed a postgraduate class in 1949. She worked at New York Airbrake as a production control clerk from 1949 to 1951 and later moved to San Antonio, Texas, where she worked at the National Bank of Commerce for two years. Returning to Watertown in 1953, she resumed her role as a clerk at New York Airbrake until 1955. On December 11, 1954, Ann married Vernon C. Spencer. The couple settled in Felts Mills in 1954, where Ann dedicated herself to being a homemaker. In 1983, she joined Stewart's Convenience Store in Black River as an associate clerk where she was greatly loved by her fellow workers, the community and was known as the “Honey Lady”. Ann was also a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Black River. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Howard V. (Heather) Spencer of Delaware, Ohio, and her daughter, Cheryl Spencer of Felts Mills; four grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and one great-grandson and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Vernon C. Spencer on March 21, 1998, a son, Craig V. Spencer, and three brothers, John Hovendon, Walter Hovendon, and Gene Hovendon. 

 Arrangements are under the care of Bruce Funeral Home, and per Ann’s wishes, there will be no services. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Black River Ambulance Squad

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