Cover photo for Gail Pittenger's Obituary
Gail Pittenger Profile Photo
1934 Gail Pittenger 2024

Gail Pittenger

September 27, 1934 — April 30, 2024


Barbara “Gail” Pittenger (nee Stiles) age 89 passed away on April 30, 2024 at Crossroads Assisted Living Center in Delta, Colorado. Gail was born September 27, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Margaret and Edward Stiles. Her parents, her husband James E. Pittenger, and her only brother Arthur Zachery Stiles all preceded her in death.

She and Jim had two children, Scott and Cynthia (Syndi). The family followed their passion for learning and career advancement by moving to various places for school or work. They ended up making Colorado their home in 1972. Gail worked for the Jefferson County School System for 32 years as a Speech Pathologist, retiring in 2000. 

Gail made friends easily and will be missed by many.  She loved her dogs and any others she saw, whether purebred or mutt. 

Once retired and before Jim passed, they were able to travel. Whether in an RV or with tour groups flying to destinations, they made great memories. Gail spoke often of their travels and how much they enjoyed the trips to Africa, China, and Australia. 

Gail’s extended family includes son: Scott Pittenger (Lyn Pittenger), Grandchildren: Brian Pittenger (Stacy Pittenger), Kari Meshefski , Great Grandchildren: Jaxton and Sylas Meshefski, and Daughter: Cynthia Scott), (Daniel Scott). Sister in law: Pamela Stiles, nephew: John Hales, niece: Rebecca Motchenbaugh, Her brother, Zach’s children: Mathew and Austin Stiles.

Special thanks to all the family and friends for their support, as well as Crossroads Assisted Living Center, and HopeWest hospice care for their compassion, care, concern and loving treatment throughout Gail’s time in their care.

Donation recommendations, if desired: HopeWest hospice care (, Delta, Colorado. The ALS Association (, a horrible disease process that took Jim’s life way too soon. Thank you all.                        

Services will be held at a later date to be determined in Fort Logan Cemetery. Denver CO. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gail Pittenger, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 86

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree