Lisa (Spitoleri) Bitel

Obituary for Lisa (Spitoleri) Bitel

October 17, 1958 - September 26, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 60


Lisa (Spitoleri) Bitel, age 60, died September 26, 2019 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH surrounded by family. Her passing comes following a valiant 18 month battle with pancreatic cancer.

Lisa was born on October 17, 1958 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Thomas and Lucille (Dauphin) Spitoleri. She was the loving wife of Matt Bitel. They shared their love and lives since 1996 and were married on May 11, 2011 in Manchester, NH.

Lisa was a graduate of St. Mary's High School and Middlesex Community College. She worked as a material control specialist at BAE systems. She was passionate about rescuing and advocating for greyhound dogs. She enjoyed travel including yearly excursions with her husband to Key West where they shared many special moments. Lisa will be deeply missed for her spirit, passion, and devotion to family and friends.

She is survived by her devoted husband Matt, step-daughter Morgan, nephew Tony Spitoleri and his wife Wanda, niece Michelle Gaudette and her husband Guy, other extended family members, and many loyal friends. She was predeceased by her sister Jeanne Mary (Spitoleri) White and brother Anthony P. Spitoleri.

SERVICES: A memorial gathering and brief service will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at Cremation Society of NH, 243 Hanover Street, in Manchester. Family and friends are invited to attend.

Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to Maine Greyhound Placement Services or Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH in lieu of flowers.

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243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
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