Gouverneur - Inez V. Spicer, age 78, of Gouverneur, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013 at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
Calling hours for Inez will be on Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur. Her funeral service will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Karen Taylor of the United Church of Richville officiating.
Online condolences may be made online to www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.
Inez was born on September 28, 1934 in Antwerp, NY to the late Stanley and Blanche (Prashaw) Bacon. She attended Gouverneur Central School. Inez married Donald G. Spicer on December 29, 1951. He passed away on November 23, 2000.
She and Donald owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. She also was a cook at the Gouverneur Elks Lodge for several years before becoming a bus monitor for Gouverneur Central School. She had also escorted for Freeman Bus Lines with her husband.
Inez was a member of the Ladies of the Elks Lodge in Gouverneur. She enjoyed gambling, gardening, working on puzzles and going on bus trips. In her earlier years she enjoyed snowmobiling with her family.
Inez is survived by a son and his wife, Larry and Joadie Spicer of Gouverneur; two daughters, Donna Calhoun and her companion Alan Countryman of Watertown and Susan and Robert Allen Sr. of Maryville, TN; 10 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews
She is predeceased by a sister, Marjorie Hughto-Moon and three brothers, Kenneth Bacon, Stanley Bacon Jr. and Jack Bacon.
Donations may be made in Inez’s memory to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601 or Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Hwy. 11, Potsdam, NY 13676.
Thursday, December 5, 2013, Watertown, NY
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