SPIRA - Jeanette Emily (nee Seyden) of Cliffside Park & Palm Beach Gardens, born in Gdansk, known as Danzig, Poland, passed away peacefully on March 2nd. She came to this country in 1938 as a young girl with her parents Louise and Marc Seyden shortly before the invasion of Poland. Beloved and devoted wife of Seymour L. Spira for 65 years, loving mother to David (Shan), Leslie (Mark), and Ellie (Fred); fabulous grandmother to Heather (Greg), Daniel, Jeremy (Sessy), Zachary, Ethan and Kayla and loving great-grandmother to Arden. Jeanette was a longtime resident of Ridgewood, NJ where she raised her family and co-owned the Focus Art gallery, which led her to a lifetime of art collecting. Seymour and Jeanette were avid travelers who shared their adventures with their family and many friends. They enjoyed many happy years as members of Edgewood Country Club as well as Frenchman’s Creek Country Club (Palm Beach Gardens, FL).
Services will be held at Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel (W-150 Route 4, Paramus, NJ) on Monday, March 5th at 10:00 AM, followed by burial at King Solomon Cemetery (Clifton, NJ). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to either the Jewish Home at Rockleigh or Morse Life Health System: Morselife.org