Grodberg. Shirley (Merkle), of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Newton, and Worcester, MA and Cincinnati OH, passed away July 14, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Marcus Grodberg. Mother of Joel, Kim, and Jeremy Grodberg. Graveside service at B’Nai Brith Cemetery, Worcester, MA on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 2 pm. Don’t send flowers, Shirley would prefer you plant something instead.