Eleanor Caronia Stivison
Eleanor Caronia Stivison, age 87, of Weaverville died Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
Mrs. Stivison was born July 21, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She had been a resident of Weaverville since 1980. She earned a B.A. at Hofstra University and an M.A. at S.U.N.Y. New Paltz. She was a schoolteacher
in Uniondale, N.Y., for 23 years. Eleanor was a faithful member of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Mars Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Mary Lamana Caronia; and daughter, Kathleen Ann Gustafson.
Surviving are her son, Douglas Stivison and wife Heather of Upper Montclair, N.J.; brother, Victor Caronia; grandchildren, Megan Louise of Chapel Hill and Elizabeth Anne of Manhattan, N.Y.
Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit with Father David McNair officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park.
Memorials in her memory may be made to: Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, P.O. Box 956, Mars Hill, NC 28754.
West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, is in charge of arrangements.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Stivison's obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com