Funeral for Charlotte Spector Tuesday at Temple Beth Am

She was married to the late Professor Emeritus Robert M. Spector and lived in Framingham for more than 50 years.

Charlotte Werlin Spector. Credit: Courtesy
Charlotte Werlin Spector. Credit: Courtesy
Charlotte Werlin Spector passed to heavens peaceful rest, on January 24, 2014 in Tamarac, Florida while in the presence of family.

Her obituary on DiginityMemorialJewish.com states "Her resume lives on in the memories of those who love her. Her greatest accomplishments included a deeply loving marriage of 52 years to her husband Robert and seeing her two sons, Richard and Kenneth prosper and go on to raise families of their own. She is adored by her daughters-in-love, Janet and Laura and cherished by her four grandchildren Steven and Danielle, David and Karen."

She was born on July 7, 1930 in Malden, Massachusetts to Rebecca and Joseph Werlin.

As a youth she made many lifelong friends and, over the course of time, made many more.

After high school she attended and graduated from the Chandler School for Women.

She was employed for several years prior to taking some time off to raise her family.

She married the late Professor Emeritus Robert M. Spector on December 17, 1955 and lived for 51 years in Framingham, Massachusetts. She belonged to Temple Beth Am in Framingham, where she carried on the Jewish tradition. 

She was a regular contributor to several charities with her favorite being the Worcester State University Scholarship fund. Robert and Charlotte were strong supporters of Worcester State, which grew from a small teachers college to a major Massachusetts university. Charlotte is also survived by her sisters Gloria Shear, Rose Melnick, the late Pearl Bates and their families.

Funeral Services will be held at Temple Beth Am in Framingham Tuesday, Jan. 28, at noon, followed by interment at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon.

Memorial observance will take place at her late residence following the burial until 9 p.m. and continuing Wednesday 7-9 p.m.

Family and friends may make a donation in her name tothe Worcester State Foundation, Robert M. Spector Scholarship Fund, c/o Office of Institutional Advancement, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602 is requested.


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