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Mildred C. (Block) Spector, 100, died at the Meadows at Edgewood on Tuesday morning, December 6.
Born in Lawrence, Mrs. Spector’s family moved to Medford when she was two years old, where she attended school and graduated Medford High School. In 1939, after the death of her father, the family then moved to Winthrop. Mildred worked for Gilchrist’s department store as a personal shopper from 1938 to 1952. She married her late husband, Louis Spector in 1951. Her career also included many years as a bookkeeper for Amore Hearing consultants. She was active at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center, Sisterhood of Tifereth Anshai Sfard and Sons of Israel Synagogue, Lawrence, where she also was the librarian, and Congregation Beth Israel.
Mrs. Spector is survived by her children, Joseph Spector; Dr. Leonard and his wife, Barbara Spector; and Howard and his wife, Tina Spector; her grandchildren, Bethany and her husband, Christopher Mulla; Amanda Spector and her husband, Peter Jenkins; Samuel and his wife, Janelle Spector; Cassandra Spector; and a great-grandson, Zachary Mulla.
Services at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover on Thursday, December 8, at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Children of Abraham Cemetery, Lawrence. Condolence calls may be made following the interment at the home of Howard and Tina Spector until 8 p.m., Friday 1 to 4 p.m., and Saturday evening, 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Congregation Beth Israel, 360 Merrimack St., Building 5, 3rd Floor, Lawrence, MA. 01843. For online condolences and directions, go to www.goldmanfc.com. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Chapel, Malden.
Published on  December 7, 2016
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