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Obituary for Dale L. Spencer Sr.

Dale L.  Spencer Sr.
Dale L. Spencer, Sr., 58, a long-time resident of Dover Plains, NY, died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY. Dale was a Marketing Operations Specialist at Reader’s Digest for 23 years and most recently was a School Bus Driver for MV Transportation in Carmel, NY.

Born on February 26, 1960 in Saranac Lake, NY; he was the son of Marie (Brooks) Spencer of Dover Plains, NY and the late Loren Spencer. Dale graduated from Dover High School, class of 1978. On May 23, in Wappinger’s Falls, NY, Dale married Margaret DeSantis who survives at home. Dale was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Church. Dale was an avid Mets and Jets fan and a lover of classic rock, especially Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith.

In addition to his loving mother and wife, Dale is survived by two sons; Dale Spencer Jr., his wife Laura, and expected grandson Zachary, of Marlboro, MA, and Michael Spencer of Dover Plains, NY. He is also survived by two sisters, Lisa McGhee and husband William, and Lynnae Webster and husband Joshua, both of Wingdale, NY. He is also survived by six nephews and six nieces. In addition to his father, Dale was predeceased by brother, Jody Spencer.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Dover Plains, NY. For directions or to send the family an online condolence, please visit

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