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Carol Phyllis Van Evera

Friday, October 12, 2012 - Updated: 7:49 PM

October 10, 2012

Carol P. Van Evera, 62, of Canajoharie, NY, passed away on October 10, 2012 at her home with her loving family at her side after a brief and courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on July 22, 1950 in Queens Village, NY, the daughter of Charles Phillip and Edna (Schwamb) Armitstead.

She was a 1968 graduate of Cherry Valley Central School and a 1971 graduate of S.U.N.Y. at Oswego.

On August 18, 1973, Carol married Bruce Allen Van Evera.

She was employed by and retired from Niagara Mohawk (National Grid) after 40 years of service.

She was a lifelong member of the Freysbush Lutheran Church and attended the Reformed Church of Canajoharie.

She was an avid hiker and enjoyed traveling, visiting 17 different countries.

Carol was the owner/operator of Quilt-A-Whirl and enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, and followed the craft show and antique fair circuit with Bruce for many years. Carol had served as President of Canajoharie HUD program. Carol was a very loving and giving person who will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Bruce A. Van Evera, daughter Erin E. Van Evera-Welch (Dale) of Midland, TX, son Jacob R. Van Evera (Lydia) of Cobleskill, NY, loving granddaughter Olivia A. Van Evera, brothers William (Sarah) Armitstead, Dr. Thomas (Patricia) Armitstead, sister Ellen (James) Johnson, sister-in-law Cynthia Armitstead, loving mother Edna Armitstead, and several aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in her journey by her father C. Phillip Armitstead, and brother Charles Armitstead.

At Carol's request she will be cremated and buried in the Cherry Valley Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

A celebration of Carol's life will be held at the Canajoharie Reformed Church, with Rev. Miriam Barnes officiating, on Sunday, October 14th at 3PM.

Memorial donations in Carol's name may be made to the Reformed Church of Canajoharie, to a church of one's choice, or to Mountain Valley Hospice.

To light a candle or sign the online guest book visit www.ottmanfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, NY.

     

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