George Spencer obituary (2)
Weulh of George Spencer. George 11. Spencer died at his home In Myersvllle last Saturday evening, after a long and painful Illness patiently borne. Mr. Spencer was one of the victlniB of the terrible wreck on the Hackensack meadows in 1894, ,| and w.hlle he has been able to work a t since his recovery from that accident, he has never regained his former good health. Death was due to cancer of the stomach. At the time of the ac- j w cident Mr. Spencer resided with his family at Murray Hill, but subsequent- ly purchased the Peters farm at Mycrsvllle, where he has since made his home. Born in England, Mr. Spencer was about fifty-four years of age. In 18SR he married Miss Flora Young of Mur- ray Hill, who wKh two chlldreji, Ralph E. Spencer, superintendent of the elec- trie plant of Sayvllle. Long Island, and Mrs. Harulil Spicer. of Stirling, sur- ' [vive him. Mr. Spencer was a carpenter and cabinet maker hy trade. He was a man of deep learning, and when he first came to this country travelled extensively lecturing on. various subjects. He was a regular attendant at the services of the German Presbyterian church at Myersville. The funeral services were held i Tuesday afternoon at his home, and | were very largely attended. Inter- •"<"'• ™* in Jhc Presbyterian ceme- ter >' al New Providence.