Alice Spaar of Branford died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, August 1. She was the wife of the late Malcolm Blair Spaar. Alice was born in Wimmers, PA on October 28, 1927, daughter of the late Frederick and Emma Bentler Clemens.
Alice was the loving mother to daughter Lorraine Spaar of Branford and sons Wayne (Lucy) Spaar of Bradenton, FL and Keith (Judy) Spaar of Branford. Alice is survived by her sister Gladys Zawicki of Mt. Cobb, PA, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her sisters Mildred Plociniak and Leona DeMatteo and brothers Ralph Clemens and Francis John Clemens.
A longtime Branford resident, Alice raised her three children in the family’s ancestral home in town. She was a devoted wife and loving mother who enjoyed gardening in her yard, baking, bowling and, most of all, caring for her grandchildren.
Funeral services and burial will be private. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 749 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405. Please see online memorial @ www.wsclancy.com.
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