Lise Spirka, 76, of Lehigh Acres, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Hope Hospice in Lehigh Acres. She was born July 9, 1936, in Albion R.I., to Rodolphe and Jeanne (Leroux) Begin.
She was an active member and volunteer at St. Raphael Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, William Spirka; children, Debra Bozzi, Richard Desjarlais, Ronald Desjarlais, Christy Reilly and Lise Ann Spirka; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Madeliene Olivier and Pauline Lawrence; brothers, Norman Begin, Maurice Begin and Paul Begin; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Yolande Landry; and brothers, Raymond and Raphael Begin.
A memorial Mass was held Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at St. Raphael Catholic Church, in Lehigh Acres.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the church.