Murle C. Spiro

March 27, 1939 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Murle Spiro Obituary

Murle Cecilia Spiro, 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 4, 2024 at Daughters of Sarah. Murle was born on March 27, 1939 in St. Louis, MO and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Beulah Laura (nee Hites) Grotsky.

Murle volunteered her time to the Albany Institute of History and Art.  Her love of food was exemplified by the many dinner parties that she hosted as well as having several of her recipes published in Gourmet magazine.  Murle loved travelling the world and was a voracious reader. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and would love to go to games at Busch Stadium when visiting St. Louis. Murle was also a loving mother and grandmother.

Murle received her Associates degree in Criminal Studies from the Junior College of Albany and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa national honor society.

Murle was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Joel M. Spiro with whom she was married for 14 years. She was also predeceased by her brother, Lewis Richard Grotsky, of Portland, OR. Murle is survived by her two sons, Jason and Scott (Helen) Spiro, her granddaughter Sarah Spiro.  She is also survived by nephews Daniel and David Grotsky as well as Adam Davis, Jonathan Davis and Susan Davis.

May these sweet reminiscences fill the hearts of those who loved her. May her memory be a blessing.

Those wishing to remember Murle in a special way can make memorial contributions in her name to Congregation Ohav Shalom, 113 New Krumkill Road, Albany, NY 12208, or to the charity of your choice. Evening worship will be at 6pm at 8 Empire Circle, Slingerlands, NY 12159

Funeral services will be held on Monday January 8th at 1:00 pm at The Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Ave. in Albany followed by burial at Ohav Shalom Cemetery, 1620 Western Ave. in Guilderland. 

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