Ritsuko's Story

KENDUSKEAG - Ritsuko Spencer, 65, died June 17, 2016, at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, due to complications from an automobile accident. She was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Izena Island, Okinawa, to Haru Shinzato (mother) and Sankuchi Shinzato (father), the third eldest child of 11 siblings.

She married Richard Spencer on Jan. 5, 1970, in Naha, Okinawa. She was a faithful faithful Jehovah's Witness for 42 years, preacher of the word faithfully for 42 years, an avid gardener, and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Spencer of Kenduskeag; son, Jeffery Spencer and wife, Jesse Spencer; son, Michael Spencer; and grandchildren, Tyler Spencer and Isaac Spencer. 

Services to be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2029 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401, on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 2 p.m. The Family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Family Reception Center of Brookings- Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor, ME 04401.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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