Mrs. Lenora (Nora) Carvelli


WHITESTOWN, NY — Mrs. Lenora (Nora) Carvelli, of Whitestown, passed away on September 27, 2022, with her loving family by her side. Born in the City of Utica on August 2, 1934, Lenora was the daughter of Stephen and Catherine Petrowski. She was married to Anthony Carvelli Sr., who predeceased her in 2011.

Lenora, a quiet and unassuming woman found great pleasure with her home and family. She was a devoted mother, very patient and kind, always considerate of others, and loved reading, motion pictures, and chocolate - be it candy or ice cream.

She is survived by her beloved son, Anthony and (Suzanne) of Rome, and her grandson, Anthony III (Allison Fuller) Carvelli of Houston, TX, with whom she shared a special closeness. She also leaves behind two loving sisters that were always there for her and who she deeply loved, MaryAnn Kerwin and Raymunda Jubis; two special step grandsons, Jason (Britta) McCorduck and Kyle McCorduck (Lindsey) of North Carolina; great-grandchildren that touched her heart and were always in her thoughts, Reid McCorduck and Margot Carvelli. Also surviving are her stepdaughters, Sandra Collins of Monticello, Il., and Shelia Carvelli of Phoenix, Az.; in addition to many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.

Nora was predeceased by sisters, Florence Arcuri, Rita Diana, Lauretta Tomanio; her twin, Lorraine Sobieraj; stepdaughter, Johanna DiNigro; sisters-in-law, Mary Carvelli and Agnes (LaScala) Russo; stepson, John Carvelli, and Floyd and Theresa Carvelli.

The family will hold a gathering this Sunday October 2, 2022, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Dimbleby Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Whitesboro, NY, and a funeral mass on Monday, October 3, at St. Paul’s Church, 16 Park Avenue, Whitesboro, NY, at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery Utica.

In-lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be considered to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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