SCHENEVUS — Katherine Carroza, affectionately known as Bobbie, passed away June 20, 2013, at A.O Fox Nursing Home, Oneonta.
She was born July 14, 1928, in the Bronx, the daughter of Harry and Madeline (Gatto) Carroza.
Survivors are her sister, Marie Chamberlain and her twin sister, Kathleen Backen (Chickie); nephews, Clifford Backen and Warren Chamberlain and Edward and Wayne Jones.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Evelyn Ball and Edith Jones.
Bobbie worked in several positions at Andrew S. Draper Central School in Schenevus for many years.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, with the Vigil service at 5 p.m. at the Heller Funeral Home, 25 Arch St., Schenevus.
The funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Main Street, Worcester, with the Rev. Ronald Green, MM, as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 156, Worcester, NY 12197.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to www.hellerfuneralhome.com.