Carole A. (Stobart) Karaisz, 79, of New Brighton, passed away Saturday January 18, 2020 at U.P.M.C. Presbyterian Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Born April 30, 1940 in Rochester a daughter of the late Harry and Martha Stobart. She devoted her life to her husband and family. Carole was a professional shopper and always looking for a bargain. If anyone is looking for “useless stuff,” call us. She had a unique way of making everyone feel like they were part of her family. Her laugh and strong personality left an impression on everyone she met, and was ready with a quick-witted comment or funny joke. This is how she will be remembered by all who were fortunate to know her.
Surviving are her loving husband of 51 years Donald “Steve” Karaisz, one son Donald (Jessica) Karaisz Jr., one daughter Leeanne (Stephen) Sutphen, four grandchildren who were lucky to be part of her life every day, Don and Sarah Karaisz, Kaylee and Kara Sutphen, four sisters Mary (Vern) Bernard, Evelyn (Jack) Smith, Faith (Bob) Everly, Lucy (Bill) Heuring, brother-in-law Gary Hineman, sister-in-law Mary Ann Stobart, best friend Marcia Bender, many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister Darla Hineman and one brother Harry “Bud” Stobart.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm at the J&J Spratt Funeral Home, 1612 Third Avenue, New Brighton where prayer will be held Thursday at 9:30am followed by Mass of Christian burial at 10:00am at the Holy Family Catholic Church, New Brighton.
Entombment will follow in Sylvania Hills Mausoleum.
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