Mrs Isobel Mary Spencer

Isobel Spencer for obit 09-05-12
Isobel Spencer for obit 09-05-12

ISOBEL Mary Spencer, of Sibsey Road, Boston, has died at home following a long battle with spinal cancer.

She was 67.

Born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffordshire, she had lived in the area for a number of years.

A married woman, she leaves behind husband Nigel, daughter Victoria, son William, grandchildren Seb, Phoebe, George, Matilda and Edward, sister Elspeth , daughter-in-law Sarah and brother-in-law Peter.

After attending Orme Girls School in Staffordshire, Mrs Spencer trained as SRN at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham, qualifying in 1966. She married in 1967 and moved with her husband, Dr Nigel Spencer, when he joined the Church Close GP practice in 1968.

She returned to nursing as a district nurse in 1979. In 1984, she completed her District Nursing Certificate at Nottingham Polytechnic. She then became district nursing sister at James Street GP surgery until her retirement in 2001.

Away from work, Mrs Spencer was a member of the Ladies Luncheon Club and enjoyed playing bridge, badminton, swimming and attending keep fit classes. She also enjoyed caravanning with her husband, spending several months away in France over many years, and liked canal boating with friends.

Her funeral took place at Boston Stump and was followed by burial in Boston Cemetery. The service was officiated by the Rev Hugh Jones.

Arrangements by F. E. Addlesee and Son.