Elizabeth S. Caravella

Elizabeth S. Caravella ScotiaElizabeth Stephanie Kochman Caravella, daughter of the late Albert and Harriet Kochman, passed away peacefully at home in Scotia after 93 full years of life. She leaves her sisters, Mary Van Heusen, Cecelia Kosiba and Stella Boris to rejoin her husband, parents and sisters, Ann Szymczak and Nell Cetnar. She is survived by her sons, Joseph and David; the daughter she never had Christa Bosley (and Butch) and several nieces and nephews. Grandma will always be cherished by her grandchildren, Joey, John, Paul and Jessica and great-grandchildren, Sophia, Julianna and Jordan. Betty's early life was centered in Amsterdam. She grew up on a farm, loved animals, enjoyed baseball and went to work at the Fownes Brothers glove factory. In 1940, she married Joseph John Caravella and started a family. In 1957, life took them to the Buffalo, NY area where she continued working at Glen Pharmacy in Williamsville, and raising her family. In 1986, she and Joe relocated to Scotia, NY, where she was active with the Glenville Senior Center, reconnected with old friends and expanded her loving family. Funeral services will be held Monday morning, April 28 at 8:15 a.m. at Bond Funeral Home, 1614 Guilderland Ave., Schenectady, followed at 9 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Saratoga Rd., Glenville, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery in Amsterdam. Online condolences can be submitted at www.bondfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Bond Funeral Home Inc
1614 Guilderland Ave. Schenectady, NY 12306
(518) 346-8424

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Apr. 26, 2014