Murle Harold Wester


Murle Harold Wester, long-time resident of Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra, Florida, passed away on November 5, 2022 at the age of 89.

Murle was born March 15, 1934 in Wellborn, Florida and moved to Jacksonville after marrying Mary Gem McLeran. He worked at Massey Business College for many years and then became a real estate agent until he retired.

Murle is survived by his wife, Mary Gem Wester, his three daughters, Terri Rodish, Karen Sharko and Donna Hazouri, along with his grandchildren Sarah Wilson, John (Jake) Mordecai, Jr., Nikki Hazouri, Kristin Sharko, Caroline Sharko and Jack Rodish, and great grand-children, Emma Wilson and Gabriel Wilson.

Murle was devoted to his family and was a great neighbor and friend to all who knew him. He loved helping others with household projects and often did things for others when he saw a need without being asked. He enjoyed working on the board of his community taking care of the lighting. He enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with family. He and his wife enjoyed many years being active in their church and developed many strong friendships. He was a simple man who just enjoyed being with others and simple pleasures and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at St. Francis in the Field Episcopal Church, 895 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra, Florida 32081 on Saturday, December 10th at 1:30 p.m.

St. Johns Family Funeral and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.


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