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Elna T. Spindler

 

Elna T. Spindler, age 88, of Malden, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 16th.  She was born in New York City, the 2nd child and only daughter of Richard and Henriette Thiele.  Elna received her Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Hunter College and went on to a technical career in an era when this was rare for a woman.  In 1960, she married her friend and colleague, Robert Spindler.  Elna and Bob made their home in Boston after they married.  They enjoyed hiking together together in the Blue Hills, the White Mountains, and other New England locales.  They also derived a shared pleasure in the arts, especially in the vibrant classical music scene of the Boston Area.  Bob preceded in death in 2013.  She was also preceded in death by her beloved parents, cherished brother Roger, sister in law, Diane, and many dear cousins and friends.

Elna is survived by her niece, Ann Deitrich and her husband John, great nieces, Kimberly Fiene and husband David, Kellie Lombard and husband Nicholas, great-great nephew Cooper Fiene, as well as other relatives and friends.  Elna’s family extends appreciation and  to those dear friends and caregivers who offered selfless , compassionate care, companionship and support for Elna in her last years, in particular; John Sopka and Debbie Martin, Beth Sopka, Carolyn Kraut of Hands of Time concierge, David Douglas, and Lisa O’Loughlin of Inter-City Home Care. 

A visitation will be held from 3-5 PM on Sunday,  June 19th, at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden,  with a prayer service at 5 PM.   Burial will follow on Monday, June 20th, in Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, NY.

 

 

Spindler, Elna T. (Thiele), June 16th, of Malden.   Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Spinder . Loving sister of the late Roger and Diane Thiele.   Survived by niece, Ann Deitrich and her husband John, great nieces, Kimberly Fiene and husband David, Kellie Lombard and husband Nicholas, great-great nephew Cooper Fiene, as well as other relatives and friends.  Elna’s family extends appreciation and  to those dear friends and caregivers who offered selfless , compassionate care, companionship and support for Elna in her last years, in particular; John Sopka and Debbie Martin, Beth Sopka, Carolyn Kraut of Hands of Time concierge, David Douglas, and Lisa O’Loughlin of Inter-City Home Care.   A visitation will be held from 3-5 PM on Sunday,  June 19th, at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden,  with a prayer service at 5 PM.   Burial will follow on Monday, June 20th, in Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, NY.  For obituary and directions, www.weirfuneralhome.com

 

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