Matthew C. Spiro, age 62, of Lakemoor, Illinois passed away on Sunday June 6, 2021. He was born in New York, New York to Jerome and Gladys (Rosen) Spiro on October 20, 1958. He met and married the love of his life Merry B. Scharring on September 21, 1996. They built a beautiful life and family together for 25 years.
Matthew was known by his loved ones for his keen sense of humor, brilliant wit and patient heart. He loved cooking for family gatherings as well as spending time restoring his Lemans with his son. He enjoyed working as the Facility Manager for the Cenacle Sisters of Chicago. You could always find Matthew doting on his wife, or enjoying a New York Times crossword puzzle.
Matthew is survived by his loving wife Merry (Scharring) Spiro; son and daughter in law; Jason and Kristina Spiro, daughters and son in laws; Jammie and Bill Tackett, Rose and Anderson Pacheco; eight grandchildren, Kyle, Ally, Kyla, Alyssa, Bryant, Isaac, Elijah, and Caylee; as well as one sister, Melissa (John) Ziberna.
He is preceded in death by his parents Jerome and Gladys (Rosen) Spiro.
The family kindly asks that memorial donations be made to the Cenacle Sisters. Donations can be made to cenaclesisters.org or to 513 W. Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614. The telephone number is 773.528.6300
Arrangements have been entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, in McHenry, Illinois. For information, please call the Funeral Home at 815.385.2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of Matthew on his tribute wall.