Our precious daughter, Aliza Spencer, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on April 21, 2022. She is predeceased by her grandparents, Helen and Arthur Hacker; uncle Richard Hacker and aunt Carol Hacker. She is survived by her parents Fred and Janet Spencer; sisters Nicole VanLoan and significant other Deavone, Jacklyn VanLoan and significant other Dalton Williams and their children Amin, Jayla, Jehlani and Aydin; her brother Justin Spencer; uncle and aunts Jimmy and Faye Hacker and their children Sara and Chris, Terry Belfiore and children Jennifer and Amanda; Brian and Diana Silva and their children Erik, Caroline and Laura, Chris Spencer and Lena Hamilton and their children Byron and Brittany and many cousins. Aliza had a very special relationship with Jayla, they were very close and were like sisters. Aliza is also survived by her Best Friend Forever, Madison Bogart, friends since kindergarten.
Aliza was a “Daddy’s Girl”, often by her Dad’s side. Aliza loved to help her Dad outside planting our garden. She loved the strawberries and blackberries that we grew. Aliza was a “Mother’s Little Helper”. Aliza loved to cook and bake; she loved to help prepare Holiday meals. Aliza also helped with household chores and taking care of our family cat, Daisy. She loved Daisy very much. Aliza was 12 years old, a sixth grader at East Middle School. She was a bright student, always on the high-honor role. Aliza was a loving and caring person. She was loved by her teachers and her many friends. She was a light that shined wherever she went.
Aliza was talented. She loved to play the violin and she loved to paint and draw. Aliza was also an avid reader. She was determined to read at an early age. She was able to read in kindergarten. Aliza also liked taking pictures with her camera.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 2pm until 5pm at St. Paul’s Church in Binghamton. A Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 am on Monday at St. Paul’s Church. Burial will be private. Arrangements are in the care of the THOMAS J. SHEA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
We will deeply miss our precious Angel. She will be forever in our hearts and never forgotten.