Mary Jane Spencer

Died: December 26, 2013
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Mrs. Mary Jane Spencer

Mary Jane Spencer, 89, of Belvidere, passed away peacefully, Thursday evening, December 26, 2013 at Maple Crest Care Centre. She was born June 27, 1924, daughter of Otis and Sally (Nelson) Manley, in Belvidere, IL. She was a lifelong resident of Belvidere. Mary Jane married Kenneth Spencer on October 27, 1944. She was employed as a nurse for several area doctors’ offices. Mary Jane was a member of First United Methodist Church, Belvidere. She belonged to the Auxiliary at Maple Crest, Belvidere Women’s Club, Sorosis, and United Methodist Women. She is survived by her son, Brian (Connie) Spencer; grandchildren, Benjamin (Megan) Spencer, Greta Spencer.Preceded by her parents, husband, Kenneth; daughter, Karen; brothers, William and Robert Manley; and sister-in-law, Harriett Manley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to the ASPCA.

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Services will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 West Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Amy Poust officiating. Visitation will take place at 1 PM, Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Saint James Catholic Cemetery.


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Died: December 26, 2013

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dean & lores gunn posted on 12/31/13

Mary Jane was one of the first we met 46 years ago remembering her in a special way blessings.


LT posted on 1/12/14

I am so sorry for your loss, may you find comfort in God's promise found in Is 25:8, which speaks if how God is going to totally remove death forever and will also remove all of the pain and tears,(Rev 21:4), The bible states in John 5:28,29 that we will


Ann (Hess) & Rudy Barich & family posted on 12/29/13

Our thoughts & prayers are with you! She will be deeply missed! God grant you peace at this time & comfort from all your cherished memories! She was a very "SPECIAL" lady! We send you our love!


Trisha (Verken) Sundstrom posted on 12/30/13

Our thoughts are with you! I'll always remember how nice & friendly Mary Jane was, especially when I walked into church, she always had a smile & a wave for me! God Bless.......


Marilyn Hess posted on 12/31/13

Great memories of your mother and father when we were neighbors long ago. What a special lady! The Blunt family sends our sympathy.


David Englund posted on 1/1/14

Brian,My condolences to you and your family.


Denise Carlson posted on 1/2/14

Brian and Connie,Thinking of you at this difficult time.Denise