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February 18, 2014

Eileen M. Mesiti, 68

Salem, NH — Eileen M. (Spitaleri) Mesiti, 68, of Salem, N.H., passed away peacefully on Thursday,February 13, 2014, at Fairview Healthcare, and her loving family was by her side.

Eileen was born in Lawrence, Mass., and was the daughter of Alfio and Angelina (Rovella)Spitaleri.

She attended Lawrence High School, Class of 1963, graduated and became a cosmetologist. Eileen also worked at Wang Laboratories in Lawrence. She very much enjoyed her time working at Putnams Gift Shop in North Andover, Mass., where she was an interior designer on staging all window displays. She had a smile that would light up any room. She was a dedicated, caring, compassionate mother, grandmother, sister, fiancée, and friend. Her life was spent around time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

Eileen is survived by her children, daughter, Gina M. Mesiti; and son, David A. Mesiti and his wife, Bethany, all of Salem. She is also survived by her fiancé, Michael Palermo; her sisters, Prudence Valley of Londonderry, N.H., and Lucy Plourde and her husband, Donald, of Windham, N.H. Eileen also leaves behind her five grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours. However, all relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass on Saturday, February 22, at 10 a.m, in St. Matthews Church, 2 Searles Road, Windham, N.H.

Assisting the family with arrangements is the Cataudella Funeral Home, Methuen, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, at Eileen's request, kindly make a donation(s) to the American Cancer Society and/or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105.

For directions to the church. or to submit your condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.