Frank P. Spencer

ENGLEWOOD, FL- Frank P. Spencer, 74, formerly of Wilmington, VT, died Saturday, June 17, from complications of primary progressive aphasia.
Frank graduated from Wakefield High School in Massachusetts in 1967 and Harvard College in 1971, then received his master’s degree from the University of Vermont in 1986.  Frank was a teacher, coach, and principal in the Wilmington/Twin Valley (VT) school systems for 40 years. He earned the UVM Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award in 1986 and was recognized as Vermont’s Outstanding Secondary Principal by the Vermont Principals Association and National Association of Secondary School Principals’ in 1999.  He was inducted into the VPA Hall of Fame in 2011.
Frank was town moderator and a justice of the peace in Wilmington, VT, for many years.  He was also a member of the Deerfield Valley Rotary Club.
He attended the Harvard-Yale football game every year, visited all of the Major League Baseball parks, and especially enjoyed playing softball and golf, woodworking, traveling, and good wine.
Frank is survived by his wife of 40 years, Patricia Spencer, of Englewood, FL.  He also leaves his sisters Kathi Martin and Priscilla Power, of Wakefield, MA; his aunt Christina DeMaso; cousin Holly Ogden; and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is being planned for later this summer in Wilmington, VT.


The Deerfield Valley News

797 VT Route 100 North
Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-464-3388
Fax: 802-464-7255

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