SARANAC LAKE - Gertrude M. Spoor, 74, of McKenzie Pond Road, Saranac Lake, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
Mrs. Spoor was born April 27, 1938, in Richmond, N.Y., the daughter of Robert and Florence (Beane) Stolpe.
She attended grammar school in Keansburg, N.J., and attended High School in Leonardo, N.J. She was the wife of Gerald F. Spoor Sr., and together they owned and operated businesses in Lake Placid and New Jersey. She was a loving mother and a hard-working and loyal partner. She loved to travel in their RV and experience the wonder of new places.
She is survived by her husband Gerald F. Spoor Sr. of Saranac Lake; one son, Gerald F. Spoor Jr. of Lake Placid; and one grandson, Kyle W. Spoor of Lake Placid. Gertrude was predeceased by one son, John R. Spoor; two brothers, Robert Stolpe and John Stolpe; and one sister, Lillian Kelly.
A funeral service will be held noon Wednesday, May 30, at M. B. Clark Inc., 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, with Rev. Newton Greiner officiating. Burial will be follow at North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid.
Calling hours will be from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at M. B. Clark Inc., 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid.
In Lieu of flowers, the family request friends wishing to remember Gertrude M. Spoor make donations in her memory to the American Diabetes Association, Albany Office, Pine West Plaza Building 2, Suite 204, Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205.
Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and leave your thoughts, memories and prayers for the family on our website at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.