In memory of
RICHARD JACOB SPECTOR
In memory of
RICHARD JACOB SPECTOR
SPECTOR, Richard Jacob Age 89, of Framingham, MA, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2021 after a long illness. Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Celia Spector and the late Frank Spector. Beloved brother of the late George Spector and his wife Sally, as well as his late sister, Ruthie Meltzer and her husband Harry. Before embarking on his career, Richard served in the U.S. Army in France as an Accountant and Interpreter at the end of the Korean Conflict. Richard spent his career in Sales, Merchandising and Product Development. First, in the wholesale liquor business, then with S & H Greenstamps, next as a Wholesale Food Broker in the meat and deli industry, and ultimately, adding in the snack food sector. As a prominent entrepreneur and business owner, Richard founded and managed Summit Food Sales for many years. In retirement, Richard enjoyed weekly outings with his Romeo Lunch Club. Throughout his life, Richard was an avid food aficionado who was best known for his generous hospitality and gregarious personality. Most of all, Richard enjoyed spending special times with family with his beloved wife, Janice, by his side. Richard is survived by his wife, Janice, and his blended family, including his children, Marjorie Anderson and her husband Stephen of Framingham, MA, Steven Spector and his wife Donna of Hopkinton, MA, Sara Spector-Brown and her husband Peter Brown, Jr. of Uxbridge, MA, Michelle Forna of Millis, MA, Noel Bahri of Hopkinton, MA, and Ed Sobkowiak and his wife Ilona of Northbridge, MA, loving grandchildren include Samantha Anderson and her husband John Farnsworth of Brattleboro, VT, Ian Anderson and his wife Samantha of Abington, MA, Olivia Spector of Somerville, MA, Michael Spector of Los Angeles, CA, Joe Sobkowiak and Katie Sobkowiak of Uxbridge, MA, Kian, Lili and JJ Bahri of Hopkinton, MA, Travis Brown and his fianc?e Valerie Cedeno of Wichita Falls, TX, Tayla Brown of Northbridge, MA and many nieces, nephews and cousins in New England and across the country. Due to Covid-19 protocol, a private ceremony in Metrowest will take place in the near future. Please contact the Levine Chapels, Brookline for more information: www.levinechapels.com or (617) 277-8300. In lieu of flowers, we support the following non-profit which protects Metrowest residents against food insecurity: Daniels Table, 10 Pearl Street, Framingham, MA 01702, www.danielstable.org The Spector family wishes to say a special "Thank You" to all the medical and professional care associates who provided support for Richard, especially during the last year.
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470 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
In memory of
RICHARD JACOB SPECTOR
SPECTOR, Richard Jacob Age 89, of Framingham, MA, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2021 after a long illness. Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Celia Spector and the late Frank Spector. Beloved brother of the late George Spector and his wife Sally, as well as his late sister, Ruthie Meltzer and her husband Harry. Before embarking on his career, Richard served in the U.S. Army in France as an Accountant and Interpreter at the end of the Korean Conflict. Richard spent his career in Sales, Merchandising and Product Development. First, in the wholesale liquor business, then with S & H Greenstamps, next as a Wholesale Food Broker in the meat and deli industry, and ultimately, adding in the snack food sector. As a prominent entrepreneur and business owner, Richard founded and managed Summit Food Sales for many years. In retirement, Richard enjoyed weekly outings with his Romeo Lunch Club. Throughout his life, Richard was an avid food aficionado who was best known for his generous hospitality and gregarious personality. Most of all, Richard enjoyed spending special times with family with his beloved wife, Janice, by his side. Richard is survived by his wife, Janice, and his blended family, including his children, Marjorie Anderson and her husband Stephen of Framingham, MA, Steven Spector and his wife Donna of Hopkinton, MA, Sara Spector-Brown and her husband Peter Brown, Jr. of Uxbridge, MA, Michelle Forna of Millis, MA, Noel Bahri of Hopkinton, MA, and Ed Sobkowiak and his wife Ilona of Northbridge, MA, loving grandchildren include Samantha Anderson and her husband John Farnsworth of Brattleboro, VT, Ian Anderson and his wife Samantha of Abington, MA, Olivia Spector of Somerville, MA, Michael Spector of Los Angeles, CA, Joe Sobkowiak and Katie Sobkowiak of Uxbridge, MA, Kian, Lili and JJ Bahri of Hopkinton, MA, Travis Brown and his fianc?e Valerie Cedeno of Wichita Falls, TX, Tayla Brown of Northbridge, MA and many nieces, nephews and cousins in New England and across the country. Due to Covid-19 protocol, a private ceremony in Metrowest will take place in the near future. Please contact the Levine Chapels, Brookline for more information: www.levinechapels.com or (617) 277-8300. In lieu of flowers, we support the following non-profit which protects Metrowest residents against food insecurity: Daniels Table, 10 Pearl Street, Framingham, MA 01702, www.danielstable.org The Spector family wishes to say a special "Thank You" to all the medical and professional care associates who provided support for Richard, especially during the last year.
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