Andrew Spencer Bruno, 87, died September 5, 2019, in Cranbury, NJ.
Spencer was born in New York City, the son of Andrew and Olive Bruno. He enjoyed his youth playing baseball in Central Park, going to Yankee games and attending The McBurney School. He then matriculated at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA., where he met his future wife, Elise Mueller. Upon graduation and marriage, the couple completed Spencer’s military obligation at Ft. Hood, Texas.
Returning home to New Jersey, Spencer was employed by Gallup and Robinson, where he learned the art of marketing. He then worked in New York at Compton Advertising for ten years. In 1970, he started his own business, Spencer Bruno Research Associates, which continues today as Bruno and Ridgway Research Associates.
In 1976, Spencer and his family were part of a group that founded Windsor Chapel. His other interests were golf, at Springdale and Peddie Golf Clubs, and opera. He was on the board of Boheme Opera NJ for many years.
He leaves to mourn him his wife of 64 years, Elise, and his family. Sons, Scott and wife, Karen, Peter and wife, Julie, and David and wife, Jennifer; his daughter, Kathryn and husband, Robert; his grandchildren, Amy and husband, Alex, Elizabeth, Jessie, Michael, Jack, Harry, Sarah, Luke, and Kate; and his great-grandchild, Anderson.
His was a life well lived.
Interment was held privately at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.