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Rev Harry Garfield Spencer
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1880
Death: Dec. 4, 1938

Married Irma (Davis) Spencer.

- Raymond Spencer
- Victor Spencer
- William Spencer
- Mary Spencer

The Baltimore Sun - December 5, 1938

The Rev. Harry G. Spencer, pastor of the Havre de Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, died last night at the Maryland General Hospital. He had been operated on several weeks ago for a kidney ailment. He was about 55 years old.

The Rev. Mr. Spencer joined the Baltimore Conference in 1907. He served at churches in Congress Heights, Spencerville and Kensington and in Winchester, Va., and Piedmont, W. Va., before coming to Baltimore as pastor of the Gatch Church.

Other Baltimore charges he filled were the West Baltimore Station and the Caroline Street Church. He went to Havre de grace in 1937, shortly after the death of the pastor there, Dr. Joseph Hersen.

Funeral services will be held at the Rev. Mr. Spencer's own church at 2 P.M Wednesday. Dr. Francis R. Bayley, district superintendent, will conduct them. Burial will be in a Baltimore cemetery.

His wife, three sons, Raymond, Victor, and William, and one daughter, Miss Mary H. Spencer, survive.

Death Notice
The Frederick Post - December 6, 1938

Rev. Dr. Benjamin W. Meeks, pastor of Calvary Methodist Episcopal church, received word Monday morning of death of Rev. Harry G. Spencer, who succumbed during the night at Havre de Grace, where he was pastor of the M. E. church. Rev. Mr. Spencer was known in this community.

His widow, [Irma], is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Davis, of Gaithersburg. In addition to Mrs. Spencer survivors are a daughter, Miss Mary Hamilton Spencer, a teacher in the public schools, and two sons in college. Mr. Spencer was aged 55 or 56 years.

Dr. Meeks will assist in the funeral services which will be held Wednesday at Havre de Grace.

Winchester District History - Volume 6

Harry Garfield Spencer was an appointed preacher for Winchester (1914-20) and Piedmont (1920-24). Born Mar. 28, 1880, in Gamber, Md., he attended Pennington Seminary, Drew Theological Seminary (1906), and George Washington University. He was admitted to Baltimore MEC on trial and ordained a Deacon in 1907 and ordained an Elder in full connection in 1909. He preached under MEC appointment nearly 33 years (1906-38) and died Dec. 4, 1938, in Baltimore (age 58) while completing his 2nd year at Havre de Grace. His other appointments were Congress Heights (Washington, the first year as lay supply), Spencerville, Kensington, Gatch (Baltimore), West Baltimore, and Caroline St (Baltimore). He is buried with his wife, Irma Davis Spencer (1877-1958), at Parkwood Cemetery and Mausoleum, Baltimore.
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  Irma Davis Spencer (1877 - 1958)
Parkwood Cemetery and Mausoleum
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
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Record added: Mar 11, 2013
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