Gerald E. “Gee” Spencer, Jr.

September 1, 2007

Gerald E. “Gee” Spencer, Jr.

GERALD E. “GEE” SPENCER, JR. – Age 34, in Woburn, formerly of Cambridge, suddenly, September 1st. Beloved fiance of Heather Gonzales of Woburn. Devoted father of Marissa, Malana, and Mayleen Spencer, all of Woburn, and Donesha Paul of Maine. Dear brother of Jamilla Carlor of Sturbridge, William Spencer of Worcester, and the late Nicole Williams. Son of Gerald E. Spencer of Cambridge and the late Yvette (Williams) Spencer, and loving grandson of Wilhelmina Williams of Cambridge. Dear cousin/brother of Leon Williams of Brockton and the late Shaun Williams. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 7th, at Union Baptist Church, 874 Main Street, Cambridge, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends may call at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Gerald Spencer Memorial Fund, TD/Banknorth, 280 Montvale Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, to benefit his children.


Gerald E. Spencer, Jr., 34, passed away on Saturday, September 1st, 2007 at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston following a very brief illness. Gerald was surrounded by his daughters, his beloved life partner, Heather Gonzales, his family and friends.

Gerald was born in 1973 to Gerald E. Spencer of Cambridge and the late Yvette Janet Williams-Spencer. He was raised in Central and then West Cambridge by his aunts and his grandmother and second-mother, Wilhelmina Williams. He attended schools in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin.

Gerald, known as “Gee” to his family and friends, moved to Woburn in 1992 to be with Heather and raise their daughters. He loved anything that had to do with sports and music.

Most important to Gerald was his family and friends. Whenever he name is mentioned, they remember his beautiful smile which left everyone happy. He was always there to listen to people and help out in any way he could.

Preceding him in death was his sister, Nicole Williams, his brother/cousin Shaun Williams, and great-grandmother Meta Williams.

He leaves to cherish his memories his beloved Heather Gonzales, his daughters Marissa, Malana, and Mayleen Spencer, and Donesha Paul.

Gerald is further survived by his grandmother, Wilhelmina Williams, aunts Annette and Cathy Williams, uncle Sonny Williams and his wife Karen, great-aunt Meta Williams and great-uncle, Rudy Williams, his cousin/brother Leon Williams, cousins Leon, Jr., Tiaja, Gordon Weeks, Derek Panessi, Tayla Williams, Cheryl Williams, Tony, Jr., Fallon, Dee Dee, Natashia, C.J., Trevor, Shana, Isaiah, Shani, Rudy, Jr., his godmother Renee Green, nieces Juliah, Alana, Halle, and nephews Dante and Aidan; Heather’s family, including his “mother-in-law” Nancy Gonzales, William and Jacob Gonzales, Tony and Vanessa Matias, Melissa and Robert Scanlon, Keith Burgess, Jr., Sleepy Shane, and many other close family and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 7th, at Union Baptist Church, 874 Main Street, Cambridge, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, 100 Salem Street, Woburn.

Relatives and friends may call at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Gerald Spencer Memorial Fund, TD/Banknorth, 280 Montvale Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, to benefit his children.


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  1. we’ll always be our number one bonnie nd clyde..u were nd will always be my bestfriend nd twin..times are harder everyday but get matter how much time goes by it was just yesterday we told eachotha we loved eachotha nd those were the last words then u were gone..i swear i only make it through because of my two little sisters that i luv wit all my heart nd take care of them till the end like u did for us..u had ur problems nd times where shit got crazy but in the end u still my daddy nd wen destiny sets in me nd u gonna do our part togetha nd look out for da rest of the fam..malana nd maymay so big i cnt believe it i look at all of us nd see u its crazy..everyday i play back a diff memory nd will neva run gonna hold the fams down nd finish my role of the house..everything happens for a reason..nd my purpose was to have two loving parents nd a beautiful family..thanks i love you, rest easy until im up there then we can get it started..1 love daddy always&forever -riss

  2. wat up cuz ?
    just thought i stopp by and drop u sum lines.wat a great person u are 4 sure!!!!!!! ur kids are sure gonna miss u. im sure gonna miss u, damn man this lyfe thing gets harder by tha day, tha second. i always thought u be rite around tha corner. u know we didnt have to kick it everyday, but just knowing i could call u whenever i wanted too or if i wanted too stopp by that wouldnt be a problem, and now thats not an option anymore!!!! and thats wat kills me tha most. help me Gee!!!!please when i go 2 sleep guide me n tha rite direction 4 i sure need it. as i write this short letta 2 u, tears begin 2 drop from my eyes, but now i know that their not all sad tears, they are happy tears nowing ur n peace, when its my turn 2 cross ova you, shizz and nikk betta be there waiting 4 me so we can start this all ova- lets start luv ova

  3. melissa and robert scanlon
    me and robert will miss u with all our heart u were like a dad,brother and best friend if i needed someone to talk to u were always there for me and my son i will miss just chillin at your house with the fam it doesnt seem right without u there but in our hearts u are there youre with billy right now u too take care of each other i will always be there for heather and the girls love ya and miss u

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, that they will be able to carry on with out you. I know you’ll watch over your girls and keep them close to you. May you rest in peace Gerald.

    Cathi O’Malley & Family

  5. Gee, I dont know how I’m going to go on with out you, you was always there when needed you you made me a better person a better freind and a better father. As many rides we went on,wether it was to ride around or dog check some people it didnt matter to me because you knew I was a rider to the end, an it kills me knowing that this is one in thirty something years I cant go! Know body knows me like you did,you excepted me you family excepted me and for that I truely thank you! Your family you know I’ll hold it down! TILL WE RIDE AGAIN I’ll BRING THE HENNEY,YOUR FREIND YOUR BROTHER…SLEEPY

    I’am my brothers keeper!!!

  6. I’m sorry I can’t be there with you but you have been in my thoughts and my prayers and will continue to be so. No words can express how I sorry I am for all of you. Gerald loved his family and you him. Try to live through the pain of your loss and cherish the memories because no one can them away from you and they will be in your hearts and minds forever. If there is anything I can do please don’t hesitate to ask. Uncle Jeff sends his love too.

  7. Cathy
    Gerald, I can’t believe you are gone. I’m at work and it has really just hit me. You where always there to listen to me. My heart goes out to Heather and your children, I know you will watch over them and take care of them.I will miss you so much and you will never be forgotten.

  8. Joella Spencer & Family

    You are loved very much and you will never be forgotten. You and your children will remain in my prayers. Rest in peace nephew.

    Deepest sympathy to the Williams and Gonzales families.

  9. Charles Miller
    Gerald you was my cousin but close like a brother I could never forget the memories that we shared I will miss you lots LOVE YA

  10. Ella S
    My dear cousin I will miss you, You were always so happy when you came around me. I will keep you in my heart and even tho you didnt meet my new baby I will tell him about you. I love you

  11. Beverly P
    I will miss you nephew. I will miss you coming by with the joy and happines you brought in our lives, I love you

  12. Karen W and family
    I have only known you for a short period of time thru your cousin Annie, but what I can remember is your bright smile whenever you came to her house. You will be missed.

  13. Annieruth Spencer & family
    Gerald you will be missed,you will always be my number one cousin,you were always there for me and even there for your little cousins(my children).I love you .

  14. Eilakeisha Spencer
    Gerald imma miss you so much I cant believe it still I am in such shock…You was one of the best cousins a person can have…I remember when I was younger you coming to my house and stuff and actually not to long ago maybe a year ago thelast time you came by my house we went and played basketbal..but I am going o miss you aot and c u when i get there

  15. Heather and family,

    So sorry for your loss, may god bless over your three girls. Gerald was a great person and I know he loved you deeply. The Carter Family

  16. Gerald is also survived by His father Gerald Spencer,Grandmother Ella Davis,aunts Ronda,Joella,Beverly,Donna,Ella,and uncle Billy,Gerald also leaves behind his cousins Charles,Annieruth,Ella, Joella,Ella.H.,Johnna,Donna Ramona,Allen, Anthony,Andy,Shawn,Angelina, Manuel,Joseph and awhole lot of other cousins. Gerald we will always love you

  17. Words can not express how deeply we share your loss. For every tear you have shed, we have shed one with you. For every pull you have felt on your heart, we have felt one as well. Please know, Gerald meant a lot to me. I remember him as a little boy, very inquisitive, a million questions…my mind flashes back to those times and I smile at the boy and cry for the man…It is truly a great loss.

    Most sincere condolences,

    “Big” Tony Brewer and family

  18. Gee you will always be in our hearts…you were a great friend…always there when we needed you…and for that we will never foret you!!! You will be missed!!!
    <3 always Gina L

  19. The Norden Family
    Our thoughts and prayers goes out to you and your family. Gee was a great guy that will never be forgotten. God bless you and your children.

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