|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2010|
Published in Fort Wayne Newspaper on March 12, 2010:
Lena (Manganiello) Pelino, 77, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation, Fort Wayne. Born in Huntington, she was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church. She lived in Florida for 24 years and enjoyed playing golf and fishing.
Surviving are her daughters, Susan E. Mangariello of Arizona, Nancy E. Harris of Fort Wayne, and Mary A. Zentner of Naples, Florida; grandson, Mark S. Manganiello of Fort Wayne; and brothers, Robert (Carolyn) Bitzer of Andrews and George (Zelma) Bitzer of Lagro. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Velma Bitzer; first husband, Ralph Manganiello, in 1975; second husband, Albert Pelino, in 1984; son, Rick Manganiello; brother, John Bitzer; and sister, Sue Cline.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10 AM Saturday at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7215 St. Joe Road, with calling one hour prior. Msgr. Bruce Piechocki officiating. Graveside service is 12:30 PM Saturday at Riverside Cemetery, Andrews, IN.
Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Chester D. Bitzer (1907 - 1981)
Velma A. Lewis Bitzer (1909 - 1991)
John William Bitzer (1929 - 2004)*
Lena Bitzer Manganiello-Pelino (1932 - 2010)
Robert L. Bitzer (1933 - 2010)*
Created by: Cherryl Whitcraft Gray
Record added: Nov 25, 2012
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