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Michael E. Spencer

January 9, 1957 ~ August 25, 2022 (age 65)


Michael “Mike” “PopPop” Spencer passed away suddenly on August 25, 2022.

Michael lived in Malden, MA and later moved to Maine. He was the son of the late William E. Spencer and Marjorie E. Trahant. He worked at Raytheon Co. for over twenty six years and was a consultant at Hydrotex. 

Sports were a passion for Michael.  He loved to play hockey as a boy and continued playing well into adulthood. Michael coached youth hockey for many years in Malden for both his sons' hockey teams.  He loved playing football games with his family on the beach, was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed the game of golf.  A true Boston sports fan, he enjoyed watching and cheering on the Bruins and Patriots with his family.

Throughout Michael’s life his most cherished possession was his family with whom he created many memories and traditions. 

He is survived by his loving wife of forty four years Kathleen V. (McGonagle) Spencer,  two loving sons, Bryan and his wife Jennifer and their two children Kyle and Emma, Justin and his wife Laura and their two children Morgan and Shane,his brothers and sisters, Mary Ellen Noel of Sanford, Christopher and his wife Kathryn of Salisbury, Jeanne and Paul Emanuele(Malden) of Dracut, Shawn and his wife Catherine of North Berwick, and Charlie and his wife Betsy of Wells. Predeceased by his sister, Catherine of Portland. Michael also has many loving brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, “outlaws”, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and a great aunt-in-law.  He also has many friends, especially his true loving best friend Michael Taflas and his wife Donna. 

Our hearts will be forever broken, but we cherish the time we have had with him. 

A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 11am at St. Mary's Church, 236 Eldridge Road, Wells, ME.  Interment and committal service will be held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 1pm in the Oak Grove Cemetery, 230 Playstead Road, Medford, MA 02155.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Michael’s name to The James Mark McGonagle II Scholarship Fund, ℅ Brookline Bank, 430 High St., Medford, MA 02155. 


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Funeral Mass
September 1, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
236 Eldridge Road
Wells, ME 04090

September 2, 2022

1:00 PM
Oak Grove Cemetery
230 Plaisted Road
Medford, MA 02155


James Mark McGonagle II Scholarship Fund
c/o Brookline Bank, Medford MA 02155

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