The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 13, 2013

Obituaries— Wednesday, March 13, 2013



Elizabeth ‘Sis’ Ann Bozo Jarosz

SCARBRO — Elizabeth “Sis” Ann Bozo Jarosz, 91, of Scarbro, died on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Hidden Valley Nursing and Rehab Center in Oak Hill.

Born October 31, 1921, in Stonage, Va., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Knausz Bozo Sr. Her childhood was spent in Beauty, Ky., and in 1935 the family moved to Scarbro.

Sis was a 1940 graduate of Oak Hill High School.

She was an employee of the Oak Hill Water Company, in 1969 received her LPN from the Raleigh County Vo-Tech and retired from Plateau Medical Center after 25 years of service.

An accomplished seamstress, her hobbies included crocheting, quilting, as well as other crafts. She was an avid reader and enjoyed walking and spending time with family.

Sis was a long-time member of the SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was an active member of the Alter Society.

Before her health declined, Sis was a member of the Plateau District Quilters, the WV LPN Association, and the OHHS/CHS Alumni Association and a volunteer for Red Cross bloodmobiles, etc.

Sis was married to Leon B. Jarosz Sr. on January 29, 1944 at Scarbro. He preceded her in death as did her dear friend, James R. "Bob" Craver; four sisters, Rosalie Blanar, Margaret Dixon, Julia Bozo and Mary Bozo; and three brothers, Joseph Jr., Elic Sr. and her twin, Daniel.

Survivors include one daughter, Stephanie Graves and husband, A. Leonard III of Sugar Grove and two sons Leon Jr. and wife, JoAnn of Scarbro and Michael Sr. and wife, Debra,  all of Scarbro.

Also surviving are four grandsons, Michael Jr. of Scarbro and children, Joseph and Catherine; Stephen and wife, Amy of Scarbro and children, Catilyn and Elizabeth “Sis” Ann; Aaron Graves and wife, Evelyn of Maidsville and children, Skylar, Robbie and Presley; and Andrew Graves of Westover, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Oak Hill, with Father Paul Yuenger officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with Rosary at 7:30 p.m.

The family requests flowers be omitted and that memorial donations be made to: SS Peter and Paul Catholic School, 123 Elmore Street, Oak Hill WV 25901, OHHS/CHS Alumni Association, Inc., PO Box 462, Oak Hill WV 25901 or the charity of your choice.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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