Obituary from Stanetsky Memorial Chapels:
Gertrude (Widlansky) Spellman, 90, formerly of Needham, died Oct. 23, 2013.
She was wife of the late Irving H. Spellman.
She leaves her children Jacqueline Spellman Valente and Carol Spellman Sandler; her son-in-law Franklin Sandler; her grandchildren Danielle Valente Jackson and her husband Jay, Bryan Sandler and his wife Elizabeth, Michael Sandler and Scott Sandler; and her great-grandchildren Wesley James Jackson, Russell Irving Jackson, Noah Joseph Sandler and EllaMarie Audrey Sandler. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law James Valente and her brother William Widlansky.
Services and memorial observance will be private.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the American Liver Foundation, 88 Winchester Street, Newton, MA 02461.