OBITUARY: Sandra Lorraine (Simon) Spector, 84

Sandra Lorraine (Simon) Spector died peacefully on Jan. 14 after a courageous battle with cancer at age 84. 

Sondra was the beloved wife of the late Arnold Spector, and the couple shared 60 years of marriage. 

Sandra was born in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She and Arnold were the owners of Spector Pharmacy in Lynn, where they worked side by side for over 50 years. 

In addition to her work, Sandra’s greatest joys in life were her family and her beloved dog, Abbie. Sandra and her constant companion were a familiar and regular presence in the neighborhood, two good friends taking their daily walks together.

Those left to cherish Sandra’s memory are her devoted children: Jill Keogh of Fairfield, CT; Ami Stix and husband, Michael of Lexington, MA and her adoring grandchildren, Benjamin and Jonathan Stix and Olivia, Isabelle and Ava Keogh; her loving sister, Iris Stein and husband, Robert of Marblehead, MA; devoted cousin, Michael Gladstone and wife, Gisela of Swampscott and her beloved dog, Abigail Rose.

A graveside service will be held for Sandra on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Congregation Shirat Hayam Cemetery, Beth El Section, 506 Lowell Street, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sandra’s memory may be made to the Sophia Gordon Cancer Center, 41 Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805. at Lahey Hospital or the Northeast Animal Shelter 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970. .

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