George Spencer obituary
CHATHAM, MORRIS COUNTY, N. .).. OCTOBER 16, 1915 ANNUAL BANQUET OF MEN'S CLUB Methodist Men Dine and Listen to Excellent""" Addresses AN EXCELLENT AFFAIR It was the good fortune of the editor to be a guest at the first annual banquet of the Men's Club of the Methodist church, which was held In the Sunday school rooms on Tuesday evening. Sixty-seven members and guests sat i at half-past seven to an excellent dinner prepared anil served by the ladies after singing the Doxology and invocation by Dr. J. H. Egbert of the church on prettily decorated tables. The various courses were each better than the preceding one, until when the codec was reached nothing was left to be desired. Frank L. Kelley, president of the 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 association on the Hackensack meadows in 1894, ,| ay 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 state of the stomach. At the time of the ac- j w m cident Mr. Spencer resided with his the family at Murray Hill, but subsequent- ly purchased the Peters farm at pnl8 what Mycrsvllle, where he has since made his home. Born in England, Mr. Spencer was lle8g about fifty-four years of age. In 18SR he married Miss Flora Young of Mur- ray Hill, who wKh two chlldreji, Ralph Askew E. Spencer, superintendent of the elec- Wl trie plant of Sayvllle. Long Island, and wll , Mrs. Harulil Spicer. of Stirling, sur- ' [vive him. Mr. Spencer was a carpenter and cabinet maker hy trade. He was a |., UK 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 •lub, presided, and at the speakers' i Tuesday afternoon at his home, and ua , able were seated Rev. George p. | were very largely attended. Inter- education to Dougherty, pastor of St. Paul's Metli-1 •"<"'• ™* in Jhc Presbyterian ceme- Roo( odlst Church, Newark; Professor J. ter >' al New Providence.