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Charlotte Spitali

Charlotte A. Spitali (Shimko)

Thursday, October 10th, 1946 - Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Charlotte A. Spitali, 72, of Tallmadge, passed away on April 27th. Born in Akron to the late Steve and Dessie Shimko. Charlotte was a graduate of Ellet High School Class of ’64 and a member of the Ellet Alumni. In 1965 she married Charles Spitali and raised their 3 children in North Hill on Dayton Street.
Charlotte worked as a phlebotomist at Barberton Citizen’s Hospital and later retired from Children’s Hospital. She was a parishioner of St. Matthew’s Church where she volunteered often and was a member of the St. Matthew CCW.
Charlotte had a love like Jesus, an unconditional love that touched every person that crossed her path. If Charlotte learned that someone was struggling, she found a way to help. Charlotte held her family and friends close to her heart, especially her grandchildren. She loved cooking and planning gatherings for the Ellet Hotties, St. Martha friends, Hill-Shimko family reunions and the Dayton Street block parties.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles and brother-in-law, Donnie Bixler. Her survivors include daughters Michelle (Joseph) Breiding, Annie (Steve Deitrick) Spitali; son, Vincent (Lisa) Spitali; sister Sherry Bixler; sister-in-law, Phyllis Sinnott; grandchildren Nina, Ellie, Gia, Kate, Brooke, Claire, Ben, Jackson, Georgia, Carter and Chase.
Nana, we will miss your text messages that say “Bella Luna!”, but now we can look directly at the moon and think of each other. We love you to the moon and back
Calling hours will be on Tuesday, April 30th from 4-8 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home (811 Grant St.) Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 12 Noon at St. Matthew Catholic Church. THERE WILL BE NO PROCESSION PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Humane Society of Summit County, 7996 Darrow Rd Suite30, Twinsburg, OH 44087

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home
    811 Grant Street
    AKRON, OH 44311
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 12:00pm
    St. Mathew Catholic Church
    2580 Berne Street
    AKRON, OH 44312
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T. Kelly

Posted at 09:31am
My sincere condolences on the loss of your dear loved one. May it comfort you to know that our Loving Creator promises to bring back to life those in his memory to perfect health on a paradise "earth" (Acts 24:15, Revelation 21:4). With deepest sympathy.


Posted at 01:59pm
Sincere Condolences To The Family, So sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you and your family during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4.

Nathan, Amy, Maxwell & Sophia Otto

Posted at 09:58am
With Love.
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Dan & Jill Forsythe

Posted at 04:31am
May all the lovely memories of Charlotte be with all of you forever!

Vicki Fisher

Posted at 01:14pm
With loving memories of Charlotte Spitali Love The Fisher Family: Vicki, Todd, Julie, Chad, Rhonda, and grandchildren
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