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Elaine (Zides) Pitler

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, May 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Elaine (Zides) Pitler, who died on Saturday, May 5th at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers, following a long illness. She was 90 years old. Her Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, May 11th at 11:00 a.m. in the First Congregational Church, 230 Beach St. Revere. Please meet directly at Church. Interment will be in Greenview Cemetery in Everett.

Elaine was born & raised in Roxbury, she was an alumnus of Memorial High School for Girls, Class of 1945. She was a devoted & loving mother and raised her children in Revere. Elaine worked as waitress for many years in the Boston area and the North shore. She then took classes to learn to type and was able to secure a secretarial position in area offices. She later worked for Mass. Electric in Customer Service for 15 years before retiring. One of the fascinating attributes of Elaine is that she was a published poet. When she was a young girl, she was on the radio reciting some of her poems and later on and throughout her life they were published in newspapers and magazines. Her other passion was her faith. She was known as the “Matriarch “of the First Congregational Church in Revere. She was a faithful & devoted member of the church for over 40 years.

She is the loving mother of James P. Pitler & his wife Robyn of Blackstone, Martin A. Pitler & wife Linda of Randolph & Maureen L. Pasek – Tourville & husband James of Haverhill. Cherished grandmother of Rachel Greenberg of Port Charlotte, FL, Michael Pitler of Blackstone, U.S. Army Master Sgt. Adam B. Pitler & wife Carissa of Germany, Tova Pitler & companion Jonathan Burton of Weymouth, Joshua Sandals & companion Kim Troung, of Brooklyn, NY, Marc S. Pitler of Somerville, & Luke Pasek of Haverhill. Adored great grandmother of David J. “D.J.”, Hannah, Nathan, Joseph, Zachary, Abbey, Elijah, Aiden, Ellie & Shoshannah. Dear sister of Lillian “Libby’ Tarr & husband Ralph of Framingham & Rosalyn “Rozie” Track of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She is also lovingly survived many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, May 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, May 11th at 11:00 a.m. in the First Congregational Church of Revere, Revere


Greenview Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Food Pantry at First Congregational Church, 94 Central Ave. Revere, MA 02151.

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  1. Paul and elaine greenblatt
    May 8 2018

    Sorry to hear about your mother our condolences to you and your family

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