Memorial services are pending for Mel Spira, a long-time Monterey Park resident who passed away on Sunday, January 29.
Spira resided in Monterey Park for 56 years. He was a civil engineer who worked with Metropolitan Water District (MWD) and was active in Democratic politics in the city.
Spira is survived by his wife, Marcia; three sons, Michael, Howard and David, and ten grand children. Memorial services are tentatively scheduled for March.
Spira was a member of the Monterey Park Democratic Club and served in the U.S. Navy Reserve.